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Br J Gen Pract. 1998 February; 48(427): 989–990.
PMCID: PMC1409975

Streptococcal infection observed in the autumn of 1995.


Near patient testing demonstrated an unusual infection pattern with a high incidence of Lancefield group D beta-haemolytic streptococci in patients with pharyngitis and tonsillitis in a London general practice. This raises questions regarding the epidemiology of this streptococcus strain, which is not usually associated with upper respiratory infections.

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