Table 2: Medical and laboratory recurrences of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal tonsil opharyngitis and short-term complications (%).

Length of treatment in subgroup 𝑛 = 2 0 0 0 (100)No treatment 𝑛 = 2 1 3 (11)1 to 3 days 𝑛 = 9 7 9 (49)4 to 6 days 𝑛 = 6 1 2 (30)7 to 10 days 𝑛 = 1 9 6 (10) 𝑃 value

Medical presentation

Recurrence symptomatic pharyngitis within 30 days of initial culture 𝑛 = 3 0 6 (15.3)44 (2.2)88 (4.3)166 (8.4)8 (0.4)<.0001

Laboratory culture positive

Recurrence of pharyngitis with positive GABHS throat culture within 10 to 14 days 𝑛 = 2 3 6 (12.3)40 (2.1)040 (2.1)156 (8.1)<.0001
Recurrence Pharyngitis with positive GABHS throat culture within 21 to 30 days 𝑛 = 3 4 (1.7)04 (0.2)26 (1.3)4 (0.2)<.0001

Suppurative complication

Cervical lymphadenitis 𝑛 = 1 1 0 (5.5)10 (0.5)33 (1.7)52 (2.5)15 (0.8)<.0001
Otitis media 𝑛 = 3 0 4 (15.2)31 (1.6)98 (4.9)141 (7)34 (1.7)<.0001
Impetigo 𝑛 = 3 (0.15%)3 (0.15)