Streptococcal pharyngitis, also known as strep throat, is an infection of the back
of the throat including the tonsils caused by group A streptococcus. Common ...
Mar 10, 2015 ... The contagious period is over after being on antibiotics for 24 hours. Relief from
the sore throat should come within 24 hours to 36 hours after ...
Throat infection with strep bacteria is contagious and can cause a variety of ...
within a few days (1-4 days) after contracting the infection (incubation period).
Feb 12, 2016 ... Read about strep throat, a contagious disease caused by infection with
streptococcal bacteria. Strep throat symptoms vary from children to ...
... has a throat culture or rapid-strep test that is positive for strep throat. Usually
the contact is within the previous 7 days (reason: incubation period for strep is 2
Oct 13, 2013 ... During the strep throat incubation period, most people are not aware they have
been contaminated and can pass the infection. Find out more in ...
Oct 19, 2015 ... Strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it's not very common
in adults. Healthcare professionals can do a quick test to ...
Exposure to someone with a strep throat infection; Also called close contact;
Living in the ... Incubation Period: Most children who do catch strep develop
Streptococcal pharyngitis (sore throat) or “strep throat” is an infection of the ... The
incubation period of streptococcal pharyngitis is usually one to three days.
Aug 28, 2013 ... No other symptoms besides sore throat and fever – strep throat usually ... The
incubation period for viral causes of sore throat in children varies ...