Acute exudative tonsillitis in adults: the use of the Centor score and some laboratory tests


Furuncuoglu Y., Saglam F., KUTLUHAN A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.46, ss.1755-1759, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1510-93
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1755-1759

Özet

Background/aim: The aim of our study was to determine the usefulness of the Centor score and some basic laboratory tests (complete blood count and C-reactive protein) for the differential diagnosis of exudative tonsillitis due to Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS) or due to non-GABHS agents.