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
Document created in: James Cook University

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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
Adjunct Professor at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Närhälsan FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg

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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

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