Strep Throat News and Research

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Acute inflammation of the structures of the pharynx and tonsils, also known as tonsillopharyngitis, represents a common condition that is usually encountered in outpatients seeking healthcare interventions. Sore throat and fever are the dominant symptoms of this condition which usually follows a benign course that resolves without any antimicrobial treatment.
Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

Culture-based tests can help in accurate diagnosis of sore throats

Culture-based tests can help in accurate diagnosis of sore throats

Researchers show how bacteria responsible for strep throat can be used to fight colon cancer

Researchers show how bacteria responsible for strep throat can be used to fight colon cancer

MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics open in central Georgia

MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics open in central Georgia

Sandia develops credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge to small business makes

Sandia develops credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge to small business makes

Community health centers face tough competition for newly insured

Community health centers face tough competition for newly insured

Newly identified protein markers have potential to contribute to better understanding of heart disease

Newly identified protein markers have potential to contribute to better understanding of heart disease

CVS to stop selling cigarettes by fall

CVS to stop selling cigarettes by fall

Hy-Vee collaborates with UNMC and Ferris State to offer rapid-diagnostic influenza test

Hy-Vee collaborates with UNMC and Ferris State to offer rapid-diagnostic influenza test

Streptococcus biofilms persist on objects, surfaces in daycare center for longer periods after cleaning

Streptococcus biofilms persist on objects, surfaces in daycare center for longer periods after cleaning

College students not only bring dirty socks but also mononucleosis to home

College students not only bring dirty socks but also mononucleosis to home

New automated system improves autism screening rates

New automated system improves autism screening rates

Viewpoints: 'Elementary errors' in insurance exchange; problems could lead insurance pool imbalance; recalcitrant govs could have made Obamacare launch better

Viewpoints: 'Elementary errors' in insurance exchange; problems could lead insurance pool imbalance; recalcitrant govs could have made Obamacare launch better

New technology to diagnose influenza quickly

New technology to diagnose influenza quickly

Researchers identify novel mechanism that particular superbug uses to fend off antibiotic

Researchers identify novel mechanism that particular superbug uses to fend off antibiotic

Physicians prescribe strongest antibiotics capable of killing multiple kinds of bacteria

Physicians prescribe strongest antibiotics capable of killing multiple kinds of bacteria

Social media and DNA fingerprinting played important role in alerting strep outbreak

Social media and DNA fingerprinting played important role in alerting strep outbreak

Educating pediatricians on appropriate antibiotic usage can improve outcomes in children’s infections

Educating pediatricians on appropriate antibiotic usage can improve outcomes in children’s infections

Common sugar molecule promising target for development of broad-spectrum vaccine

Common sugar molecule promising target for development of broad-spectrum vaccine

Changing toothbrush will not prevent sore throat

Changing toothbrush will not prevent sore throat