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Occasional positives, perhaps carriers.

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 9:03 PM, Fred Wu <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> Our PA/NPs are swabbing a lot of kids < 1-2 years old with the rapid strep
> test and they're coming back positive. One of our PAs is claiming that
he's
> had 5-10 positives in the past 2 months. It seems pretty unusual for strep
> pharyngitis to be present in a child < 2 years old (from what I recall).
>
> Any thoughts? Is the disease profile changing? They're all carriers?
>
> Thanks,
> Fred
>
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