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Society guideline links: Streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis

Deputy Editor
Sheila Bond, MD

Introduction

This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society's website. Some societies may require users to log in to access their guidelines.

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Canada

Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS): Practice point on invasive group A streptococcal disease – Management and chemoprophylaxis (2010, reaffirmed 2016)

United States

American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Advice for high-value care for the appropriate antibiotic use for acute respiratory tract infection in adults (2016)

Choosing Wisely: Antibiotics should not be used for apparent viral respiratory illnesses (sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis and bronchiolitis) (2013, updated 2016)

   

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Literature review current through: May 2017. | This topic last updated: Dec 15, 2016.
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