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FeverPAIN Score (for Streptococcal Pharyngitis)

History
Cough or cold symptoms
History of fever in last 24 hours
Onset of illness (in days)
Examination
Inflamed tonsils
Pus on tonsils
Total FeverPAIN score:
Probability of streptococcal pharyngitis:

 

FeverPAIN scores of:

0–1: Associated with 13–18% isolation of streptococcus (close to background carriage rates).

2-3: Associated with 34-40% isolation of streptococcus.

>=4: Associated with 62–65% isolation of streptococcus.