Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD

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September 03, 2015

The most common reason for oral antibiotic failure for streptococcal pharyngitis is nonadherence. Use of the drug is often discontinued before the 10-day course is completed, because individuals usually appear to have recovered in 3-4 days. When oral treatment is prescribed, the necessity of completing a full course of therapy must be emphasized.

For more about the treatment of group A streptococcal infections, read here.

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