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Predicting streptococcal pharyngitis in adults in primary care: a systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs and validation of the Centor score

Jolien Aalbers12, Kirsty K O'Brien1, Wai-Sun Chan1, Gavin A Falk1, Conor Teljeur3, Borislav D Dimitrov1 and Tom Fahey1*

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1 HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Department of General Practice, RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

2 Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

3 Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity Centre, AMNCH, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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BMC Medicine 2011, 9:67  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-67

Published: 1 June 2011

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