A 29-year-old member asked:
what bacteria can cause tonsillitis/sore throat?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Streptococcus pyogen: According to myo clinic , strep throat, which is caused by a bacterium known as streptococcus pyogenes, or group a streptococcus whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection diphtheria, a serious respiratory illness that's rare in industrialized nations but is more common in developing countries.
Answered on Feb 18, 2013
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