Diagnosis of acute tonsillopharyngitis in primary care: a new approach for low-resource settings

ALPER Z. , UNCU Y. , Akalin H. , ERCAN İ. , Sinirtas M. , Bilgel N. G.

JOURNAL OF CHEMOTHERAPY, vol.25, no.3, pp.148-155, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1973947813y.0000000071
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CHEMOTHERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.148-155


Background: Diagnosing GABHS (Group A-beta Hemolytic Streptococcus) tonsillopharyngitis by clinical scoring is a recommended approach in developed countries, but there is still much controversy for low resource settings.