Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) Evaluation and Strep Prediction (Attia) [2001: outdated]


Scarlitiniform rash present (2 points)

Cervical node swelling (1 point)

Tonsillar swelling or exudate (1 point)

No coryza (1 point)

Total Criteria Point Count:


Strep Throat Likelihood

0 points: Low likelihood
1 to 3 points: Intermediate Likelihood
4 to 5 points: Higher Likelihood

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  1. Del Mar CB. A clinical prediction model did well in diagnosing pediatric group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis. ACP J Club. 2002 Jan-Feb;136(1):37. PubMed ID: 11829578 PubMed Logo
  2. Attia MW, Zaoutis T, Klein JD, Meier FA. Performance of a predictive model for streptococcal pharyngitis in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001; 155: 687-91. PubMed ID: 11386959 PubMed Logo


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