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Strep Throat

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This four-page handout educates people about step throat, which is a throat infection caused by strep bacteria. It explains how the bacteria is spread, and identifies signs of strep throat, clarifying that some cases may produce a toxin that causes a bright red skin rash called scarlet fever. The document recommends that persons with signs of strep throat see their doctor, outlines the rapid strep test, and discusses treatment with antibiotics, as well as ways people with strep can feel better and limit the spread of infection.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Anti-bacterial agents, Pharyngitis, Scarlet fever, Streptococcal infections
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2011
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