Contrasting Epidemiology of Acute Rheumatic Fever and Acute Glomerulonephritis

N Engl J Med. 1970 Sep 10;283(11):561-5. doi: 10.1056/NEJM197009102831103.

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Antibodies / analysis
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Glomerulonephritis / epidemiology*
  • Glomerulonephritis / etiology
  • Humans
  • Pharyngitis / immunology
  • Pharyngitis / microbiology
  • Pharynx / microbiology
  • Rheumatic Fever / epidemiology*
  • Rheumatic Fever / etiology
  • Seasons
  • Serotyping
  • Skin Diseases, Infectious / epidemiology
  • Skin Diseases, Infectious / microbiology
  • Streptococcal Infections / complications*
  • Streptococcus pyogenes / isolation & purification
  • Tennessee

Substances

  • Antibodies