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A 7-year-old child has had a high fever and a sore
throat for 2 days. Examination shows pharyngeal
erythema, a swollen right tonsil with a creamy
exudate, and painful right submandibular
lymphadenopathy. Throat culture on blood agar
yields numerous small β-hemolytic colonies that are
inhibited by bacitracin. Which of the following is the
most likely causal organism?
(A) Adenovirus
(B) Candida albicans
(C) Corynebacterium diphtheriae
(D) Coxsackievirus
(E) Epstein-Barr virus
(F) Haemophilus influenzae
(G) Mycobacterium tuberculosis
(H) Mycoplasma pneumoniae
(I) Rhinovirus
(J) Streptococcus pyogenes (group A)


It is J....S.pyogens. 8)


Correct answer ! smiling face

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