Last updated on July 2018

Diagnosis of GABHS Tonsillitis - Comparison Between Culture From Tonsills and Culture From the Bucal Surface

Brief description of study

Diagnosis of Group A beta hemolytic strep tonsillitis -

  • cultre of tonsills (gold standard)
  • culture from bucal surface (test)

Detailed Study Description

This study will examine 2 groups. first group of 50 children aged 3-18 years and the second group of adults aged 18-65 with a clinical diagnosis of tonsillitis and centor criteria of 2 or more (fever, exudates on tonsills, no cough, enlarged lymph nodes).

In each patient we'll take 2 cultures - the first from the tonsills and the second from the bucal surface. both of them will be sent to MEGA-LAB .

the treatment will be based only on the gold standrad culture from the tonsills.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03137823

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