Causes of bacterial infections of the throat
Causes of bacterial infections of the throat
Document number : 200011
Created by: Naveen Manchal, 2016-07-05
Last revised by: Naveen Manchal, 2016-08-08 Verified: 2018-03-11
Document created in: James Cook University


1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

Group C streptococcus is a bacteria often found in patients with a sore throat as well as in individuals with no sore throat. This study aims to do a systematic literature review to clarify if this bacteria is one cause for the sore throat.


Ronny Gunnarsson
Professor , James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service - Cairns Hospital - Medicine - General medicine
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Group C Streptococcus and pharyngitis

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced


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