BACTERIOLOGICAL STUDY OF THROAT SWAB IN SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN: PREVALENCE OF S. HAEMOLYT1CUS AND ITS RELATION WITH RHEUMATIC FEVER

Shaheen Pervez Khan, M.A. Khaliq, Jahangir A. Khan

Abstract


ABSTRACT:
A total of 1208 school going children in the age range 5-15 years were examined
over a period of two years (1987-1990) in District Abbottabad. Streptococcal pyogen
infection was 16.3%. Among them 0. 74 were suffering from Rheumatic fever.

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