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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.
FDA clears Meridian Bioscience’s new illumigene Group A Strep test

FDA clears Meridian Bioscience’s new illumigene Group A Strep test

Strep throat should be treated with penicillin or amoxicillin: IDSA guidelines

Strep throat should be treated with penicillin or amoxicillin: IDSA guidelines

Guidelines for parents to beat back-to-school bugs

Guidelines for parents to beat back-to-school bugs

Viewpoints: Trouble keeping health costs down; Ignagni says law needs some revisions; Coverage is like clean water

Viewpoints: Trouble keeping health costs down; Ignagni says law needs some revisions; Coverage is like clean water

First Edition: June 26, 2012

First Edition: June 26, 2012

Routine screening with echocardiogram can detect more cases of RHD

Routine screening with echocardiogram can detect more cases of RHD

Rare CARD14 gene mutations can lead to plaque psoriasis

Rare CARD14 gene mutations can lead to plaque psoriasis

State roundup: Health costs cloud forecast for state budgets; Minnesota to use HMO refund on personal care

State roundup: Health costs cloud forecast for state budgets; Minnesota to use HMO refund on personal care

Common infections could become deadly with increase in antibiotic resistance, WHO's Chan says

Common infections could become deadly with increase in antibiotic resistance, WHO's Chan says

Promising antibiotic alternative to fight bacteria that causes strep throat

Promising antibiotic alternative to fight bacteria that causes strep throat

State roundup: Wis. physician shortage predicted; CVS blacklisting some Fla. docs; 'Ambitious' Baltimore HIV initiative

State roundup: Wis. physician shortage predicted; CVS blacklisting some Fla. docs; 'Ambitious' Baltimore HIV initiative

Sore throat among young adults taking antibiotics for acne: Study

Sore throat among young adults taking antibiotics for acne: Study

Beware mail order Chicken pox warn Doctors

Beware mail order Chicken pox warn Doctors

Vaxent, PREVENT sign license agreement to develop and commercialize Strep-A vaccine

Vaxent, PREVENT sign license agreement to develop and commercialize Strep-A vaccine

Four-step plan for allergy sufferers to improve quality of life

Four-step plan for allergy sufferers to improve quality of life

Azithromycin can help reduce wheezing, other acute symptoms of COPD

Azithromycin can help reduce wheezing, other acute symptoms of COPD

Azithromycin can effectively reduce acute COPD exacerbations

Azithromycin can effectively reduce acute COPD exacerbations

Winter airway infections appear to trigger narcolepsy: Study

Winter airway infections appear to trigger narcolepsy: Study

Pharmaceutical waste forms a whole new range of contaminants

Pharmaceutical waste forms a whole new range of contaminants

Cloud computing technology shortens development time for new antibiotics

Cloud computing technology shortens development time for new antibiotics