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In-pharmacy administration of Streptococcus pyogenes point-of-care testing: data from New Zealand and Portugal
- At: Virtual 2020 (2020)
- Type: Poster
- Poster code: POS-CPS-027
- By: SHEPHARD, Adrian (RB, Health, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Adrian Shephard: , Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare Ltd., Slough, United Kingdom
Joy Fung: , RB New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
Rita Cordeiro Pires: , RB Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal
BackgroundSore throat is a common, predominantly viral condition and patients often receive inappropriate antibiotics due to a variety of factors, including diagnostic uncertainty. Such inappropriate usage contributes to antibiotic resistance.
PurposeThis small-scale study evaluated the administration of point-of-care diagnostic swab tests for.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019