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Am Fam Physician. 2017 Apr 1;95(7):414a.

Scores listed in incorrect order. The article “Common Questions About Streptococcal Pharyngitis” (July 1, 2016, p. 24) contained an error in Figure 1 (p. 25) that listed the scores of the clinical decision rule for diagnosing group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GABHS) pharyngitis in the incorrect order. This error occurred during the layout of the figure. The scores should have been listed in the following order (from left to right) with the respective percentage risk of GABHS pharyngitis: Score ≤ 0 (1% to 2.5%); Score = 1 (5% to 10%); Score = 2 (11% to 17%); Score = 3 (28% to 35%); Score ≥ 4 (51% to 53%). The online version of the article has been corrected and Figure 1 is reprinted below.

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Modified Centor clinical decision rule for diagnosing GABHS pharyngitis. (GABHS = group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal; RADT = rapid antigen detection testing.)

Figure 1.

Adapted with permission from Choby BA. Diagnosis and treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis [published correction appears in Am Fam Physician . 2013;88(4):222]. Am Fam Physician. 2009;79(5):385, with additional information from reference 18.

Modified Centor clinical decision rule for diagnosing GABHS pharyngitis. (GABHS = group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal; RADT = rapid antigen detection testing.)


Figure 1.

Adapted with permission from Choby BA. Diagnosis and treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis [published correction appears in Am Fam Physician . 2013;88(4):222]. Am Fam Physician. 2009;79(5):385, with additional information from reference 18.


 

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