What is the role of lab testing in the management of guttate psoriasis?

Updated: Oct 16, 2020
  • Author: Kirstin Altman, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Because of the clear association with streptococcal infection seen in most cases of guttate psoriasis, laboratory testing in patients with a known history or symptoms suggestive of streptococcal infections and antibiotic therapy have been proposed. [55]


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