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Streptococcal Pharyngitis

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Transcript of Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Streptococcal Pharyngitis
(Strep Throat)
Streptococcal Pharyngitis
Most common form of acute bacterial pharyngitis
Typically occurs in the winter and early spring
Primarily affects children age 5 to 15 years old

Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus (GABHS) Pharyngitis
Gold standard of strep diagnosis
Sensitivity 90% - 95%
18-24 hour wait time for definitive diagnosis
Diagnosis
Penicillin
Children: 250 mg, 2x daily for 10 days
Amoxicillin
50mg, 1x daily for 10 days
Treatment
Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci
1) Pyogenic diseases - pharyngitis, cellulitis, and other skin/soft tissue infections
2) Toxigenic diseases - scarlet fever and toxic shock syndrome (sympt: diarrhea)
3) Immunologic diseases - rheumatic fever (sympt: painful joints) and acute glomerulonephritis (sympt: facial edema, blood in urine)
Can Cause 3 types of Diseases:
Bacterial Throat Culture
Rapid Antigen Detection
Sensitivity 80% - 90%
Minimal wait time
Recommends confirmatory throat culture if negative, for children
Tonsillar or pharyngeal exudates
Sore throat
, pain on swallowing
Petechia
can be observed on the soft palate
Fever (>38°C)
Tender,
enlarged lymph nodes
Malaise
Nausea
Lack of cough
Alpha
Beta
Erisypelas
Impetigo
Strawberry Tongue from Scarlett Fever
Citations:
Caglar, Derya, et al. "Mouth and Throat Disorders in Infants and Children."Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 8e. Eds. Judith E. Tintinalli, et al. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2016. AccessMedicine.Web. 4 Sep. 2016.

Flores, Anthony R. "Pharyngitis." Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, Updated Edition. Ed. Mary T. Caserta. 8th ed. N.p.: Elsevier, 2015. 753-59. Clinical Key. Web. 5 Sept. 2016.

Levinson, Warren. "Gram-Positive Cocci." Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 14e. Ed. Warren Levinson. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2016. n. pag. AccessMedicine. Web. 5 Sep. 2016.
Swollen uvula
Gray
"fuzzy"
tongue
White
spots
Red swollen
tonsils
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