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Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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General Principles

Pharyngitis is commonly (>50%) caused by viruses, with infections due to group A streptococci (GABHS) and other bacteria responsible to a lesser extent. Unfortunately, 60% of adults with pharyngitis receive antibiotics (JAMA Intern Med 2014;174:138  [PMID:24091806]).

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Citation

Williams, Dominique, et al., editors. "Pharyngitis." Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35th ed., Wolters Kluwer Health, 2016. Washington Manual, www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602125/all/Pharyngitis.
Pharyngitis. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, et al, eds. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. 35th ed. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602125/all/Pharyngitis. Accessed June 25, 2019.
Pharyngitis. (2016). In Williams, D., Ramgopal, R., Gdowski, M., Dretler, A., & Bhat, P. (Eds.), Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Available from https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602125/all/Pharyngitis
Pharyngitis [Internet]. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, Dretler A, Bhat P, editors. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. [cited 2019 June 25]. Available from: https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602125/all/Pharyngitis.
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