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Strep Rash Evaluation
- Throat redness
- Throat swelling
- Red, swollen tongue
- Skin rash:
Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of scarlet fever.
Tests that may be used to evaluate scarlet fever include:
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PubMed Strep Rash References
- Duncan CJ, Duncan SR, Scott S. The dynamics of scarlet fever epidemics in England and Wales in the 19th century. Epidemiol Infect. 1996 Dec;117(3):493-9. 
- Lau SK, Woo PC, Yuen KY. Toxic scarlet fever complicating cellulitis: early clinical diagnosis is crucial to prevent a fatal outcome. New Microbiol. 2004 Apr;27(2):203-6. 
- Musser JM, Nelson K, Selander RK, Gerlach D, Huang JC, Kapur V, Kanjilal S. Temporal variation in bacterial disease frequency: molecular population genetic analysis of scarlet fever epidemics in Ottawa and in eastern Germany. J Infect Dis. 1993 Mar;167(3):759-62.