• What is the most effective diagnostic evaluation of streptococcal pharyngitis? 

    Merrill, Barth; Kelsberg, Gary; Jankowski, Terry Ann, 1951- (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2004-09)
    Standardized clinical decision rules, such as the Centor criteria, can identify patients with low likelihood of group A beta-hemolytic streptococ-cal (GABHS) pharyngitis who require no further evaluation or antibiotics ...