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Sore Throat Pathway - Throat Swab Positive and Low risk for Rheumatic Fever

Low Risk for Rheumatic Fever:

This applies if there is only 0 or 1 of the criteria below.

  • Maori or Pacific
  • Aged 3-35yrs
  • Living in crowded circumstances or lower socioeconomic area (i.e. those living in Quintile areas 4 and 5)

If there is a personal, family or household history of acute rheumatic fever the person is automatically at high risk.



Last updated : Friday, August 21, 2015
Next review date : Saturday, August 20,2016


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