Antibiotic treatment for streptococcal pharyngitis: time for a new approach?

Antibiotic treatment for streptococcal pharyngitis: time for a new approach?

Authors

  • Lorenzo Di Sarno Department of Pediatrics. Fondazione Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4837-9297
  • Antonietta Curatola Department of Pediatrics. Fondazione Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, IRCCS, Rome, Italy https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2430-9876
  • Valeria Pansini Department of Pediatrics. Fondazione Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
  • Anya Caroselli Department of Pediatrics. Fondazione Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy https://orcid.org/0009-0004-0254-1115
  • Antonio Gatto Department of Pediatrics. Fondazione Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, IRCCS, Rome, Italy https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8778-9328
  • Antonio Chiaretti Department of Pediatrics. Fondazione Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Keywords:

GAS, antibiotics, pharyngitis

Abstract

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References

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05-12-2023

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Antibiotic treatment for streptococcal pharyngitis: time for a new approach?. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 5 [cited 2024 May 20];94(6):e2023219. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/14928

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