Article Text

PDF

Oropharyngeal flora and individual susceptibility to neisserial infection.
  1. H Young,
  2. A B Harris,
  3. D H Robertson

    Abstract

    Beta-haemolytic streptococci were isolated from throat swabs from 49 (10.5%) of 466 patients undergoing cultural examination for gonorrhoea. Although beta-haemolytic streptococci were isolated more frequently from patients with genital or anorectal gonorrhoea (15.9%) than from those without (9.2%), the difference was not statistically significant. When groupable (A, B, C, or G) and other (non-A, -B, -C, or -G) beta-haemolytic streptococci were analysed separately, as statistically significant association between non-A, -B, -C, or -G streptococci and gonococci was observed but not between groupable beta-haemolytic streptococci and gonococci.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.