TABLE 2

Symptoms commonly associated with bacterial pharyngitis, by diagnosis

DiagnosisNo. of patients (%) with:
FeverAbsence of coughLymphadenopathyExudateSore throat
All (n = 300)232 (77.3)194 (64.7)37 (12.3)93 (31.0)220 (73.3)
F. necrophorum PCR positive (n = 10)8 (80.0)9 (90.0)1 (10.0)5 (50.0)9 (90.0)
Group A and C/G streptococci PCR positive (n = 83)68 (81.9)60 (72.3)7 (8.4)20 (24.1)60 (72.3)
Negativea (n = 207)156 (75.4)126 (60.9)29 (14.0)68 (32.9)151 (72.9)
  • a Negative for group A and C/G streptococci and F. necrophorum by PCR.