0 Rheumatic fever - Causitive organism

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MCQ 119

Q. Rheumatic fever most commonly follows pharyngeal infections with ?

a. Group A Streptococci

b. Group B Streptococci

c. Group C Streptococci

d. Group D Streptococci


ANSWER:
Ans : A
Please see, many times people confuse it with Group B streptococci.
It is Beta haemolytic but Group A , Not Group B.
Do not confuse Beta with Group B.




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