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Nr. 5(4)/2006

Throat swab - the value of bacteriological analysis

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Throat swab is one of the most frequently analyzed specimens in a bacteriology laboratory. As this is differently processed and interpreted in various laboratories there is a need to reassess its importance. Data presented pleads for the use of this analysis only to document streptococcal etiology of acute pharyngitis.

Keywords: throat swab,acute pharyngitis,group A streptococcus.

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Székely E. Throat swab - the value of bacteriological analysis. Rev Romana Med Lab. 2006;5(4):29-32