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News tag: Fusobacterium necrophorum


Sore throat in young adults may prompt serious disease

18 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People with ages between 15 and 30 having a sore throat and test negative for strep may have a serious infection with Fusobacterium necrophorum, new study has found. In this age group, F necrophorum pharyngitis was more common than group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis. As a result, mortality may…