Sore Throat


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Group B Streptococcus Support GroupWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Group B Streptococcus Support Group
Department of Health information on DiphtheriaWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Immunoglobulin Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/04/2009
Diphtheria - NHS Immunisation website Care guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website01/04/2009
Identification of Corynebacterium diptheriae, Corynebacterium ulcerans and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (BSOP ID2)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)14/07/2008
Initial investigation and management of outbreaks and incidences of unusual illnesses - with particular reference to events that may be due to clinical, biological or radiological causes, including deliberate releaseBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)19/11/2007
Antibiotics for sore throat (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library18/10/2006
Editorial - Antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections and conjunctivitis in primary care.Journal article
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British Medical Journal (BMJ)12/08/2006
Processing Swabs For Group B Streptococcal Carriage (BSOP 58)Best practice
Care guideline
Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)26/06/2006
Influenza - Factsheet for Schools - Wired for HealthFactsheetProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)07/02/2006
General Information - Diphtheria Public leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)02/02/2006
General Information about sore throatPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor06/07/2005
General Information about Scarlet FeverPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor06/07/2005
General Information about Glandular FeverPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/06/2005
Hoyle's tellurite agar (MSOP 7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of throat swabs (BSOP 9)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease (iGAS) - Questions and Answers for close community contacts of cases of iGASPublic leafletProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)26/01/2005
General Information about CytomegalovirusPublic leafletProfessional opinionContact a Family01/12/2004
PRODIGY Guidance - Sore throat - acuteCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
PRODIGY Knowledge26/11/2004
General Information about Group B StreptococcusPublic leafletProfessional opinionContact a Family01/06/2004
Immunoglobulin Handbook - chapter on DiphtheriaBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2004
Drink plenty of fluids: a systematic review of evidence for this recommendation in acute respiratory infectionsSystematic reviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Medical Journal (BMJ)28/02/2004
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Scarlet FeverCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Streptococcal PharyngitisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Coronavirus as a possible cause of severe acute respiratory syndromeJournal article
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Science Direct19/04/2003
WHO hospital discharge and follow-up policy for patients who have been diagnosed with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)Care guidelineProfessional opinionWorld Health Organization (WHO)28/03/2003
Travel Illness in British Package Holiday Tourists: Prospective Cohort StudyJournal article
Research study
Cohort studiesJournal of Infection01/08/2001
Reflections on Epstein-Barr Virus: Some Recently Resolved Old UncertaintiesJournal article
Systematic review
Evidence citedJournal of Infection01/08/2001
Penicillin for acute sore throat: randomised double blind trial of seven days versus three days treatment or placebo in adultsCare guidelineRCTBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)15/01/2000
Neonatal group B streptococcal infection in South Bedfordshire, 1993-1998Journal article
Surveillance data
Meta analysisArchives of Disease in Childhood15/09/99
Management of sore throat and indications for tonsillectomyCare guidelineEvidence citedScottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)01/01/99
Intrapartum antibiotics for Group B streptococcal colonisation (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library05/12/94
The Facts about Glandular feverFactsheetProfessional opinionAssociation of Medical Microbiologist (AMM)01/01/94