Apparent false positive detection of group a Streptococcus antigen resulting from pharyngeal infection with a nonhemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Jul;19(7):672-4. doi: 10.1097/00006454-200007000-00026.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Antigens, Bacterial / analysis*
  • Child
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pharyngitis / microbiology*
  • Pharynx / microbiology
  • Reagent Kits, Diagnostic
  • Streptococcal Infections / microbiology*
  • Streptococcus pyogenes / immunology
  • Streptococcus pyogenes / isolation & purification*

Substances

  • Antigens, Bacterial
  • Reagent Kits, Diagnostic