What is Strep-PRO and is it effective as an outcome measure for streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat)?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine established a patient-reported outcome measure (Strep-PRO) for assessing symptoms of group A Streptococcus pharyngitis from the child's point of view. [26] Preliminary data suggest that the scale effectively measures pain and overall functional status and support the use of Strep-PRO as a measure of outcome in future clinical trials.

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