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Upper respiratory tract infection in Thai adults: prevalence and prediction of bacterial causes, and effectiveness of using clinical practice guidelines.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet
Publication Date
Volume
89
Issue
8
Pages
1178–1186
Identifiers
PMID: 17048427
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The prevalence of GAS infection in adults with URI was 7.9%. The clinical features of T > or = 37.8 C, exudate on pharynx or tonsil, tender cervical lymphadenopathy, and absence of cough were significantly found in the patients with GAS infection. Management of adults with URI using the CPG was effective and safe.

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