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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.
New fungal defensin, plectasin, possesses as much power as penicillin

New fungal defensin, plectasin, possesses as much power as penicillin

Rapid new technique for detecting group A streptococcus

Rapid new technique for detecting group A streptococcus

Tourette's and obsessive compulsive disorders linked to strep throat

Tourette's and obsessive compulsive disorders linked to strep throat

Tonsil swabbing is terrible - it makes people gag

Tonsil swabbing is terrible - it makes people gag

Findings will stir new research in bacterial evolution

Findings will stir new research in bacterial evolution

New clues in understanding why group A streptococci (GAS) has a range of bacterial afflictions in humans

New clues in understanding why group A streptococci (GAS) has a range of bacterial afflictions in humans

Autophagy is also cell's second line of defense against invading pathogens such as strep

Autophagy is also cell's second line of defense against invading pathogens such as strep

Drug-resistant bacteria increasingly causing infections in healthy people

Drug-resistant bacteria increasingly causing infections in healthy people

Severe infections with flesh-eating bacteria are considerably more common than expected

Severe infections with flesh-eating bacteria are considerably more common than expected

New way of killing dangerous bacteria like the ones which cause anthrax and pneumonia

New way of killing dangerous bacteria like the ones which cause anthrax and pneumonia

Strep throat, scarlet fever and other disorders appears to use a single wasplike "stinger" to spread infection

Strep throat, scarlet fever and other disorders appears to use a single wasplike "stinger" to spread infection

Vaccine trial shows promising results for streptococcal infection protection

Vaccine trial shows promising results for streptococcal infection protection

Research using genomic testing reveals new information on flesh-eating bacteria

Research using genomic testing reveals new information on flesh-eating bacteria

Australian researchers are working on a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

Australian researchers are working on a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

Canadian woman dies of flesh eating disease

Canadian woman dies of flesh eating disease

Cephalosporins three times more effective than penicillin

Cephalosporins three times more effective than penicillin