Empowering appropriate antimicrobial use with rapid diagnostics.

Strep A Pharyngitis

Strep A Pharyngitis

Acute pharyngitis constitutes a frequent cause of visits and prescribing of antibiotics in primary healthcare facilities.1 Although viruses cause most acute pharyngitis episodes, Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Strep or GAS) causes 15-30% of cases.1