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Streptococcus Group A DNA Probe
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Respiratory viruses and group A, beta hemolytic streptococcus (GAS) cause most cases of pharyngitis. Although uncommon, acute life-threatening conditions associated with untreated pharyngitis include peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscesses, diphtheria and epiglottitis. These conditions may cause acute complete airway obstruction. Serious systemic sequelae of untreated GAS infection include glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever.
Rapid Group A Strep
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