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What is a Rapid Strep Test and Are They Reliable?

A rapid strep test involves swabbing the throat to check for the presence of group A Streptococcus bacteria, which can cause Strep Throat and other medical issues (including scarlet fever, pneumonia and heart problems). Within minutes, you can know if your sore throat is caused by bacteria, which requires antibiotics…
June 26, 2019
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What Does Strep Throat Look Like?

Adults are less likely to have strep throat than children. For children, their odds of a sore throat being strep throat are about 20% to 30%. For adults, the odds are more like 5% to 15%.
February 19, 2018