What respiratory findings suggest group A streptococcal (GAS) infection?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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In patients with pneumonia, crackles may be found on physical examination. In patients with empyema or pleural effusion, decreased breath sounds and dullness on percussion are observed.


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