May 14, 1982

Treatment of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngotonsillitis-Reply

Author Affiliations

Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC

JAMA. 1982;247(18):2496. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03320430020009

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In Reply.—  We await anxiously the result of ongoing work by Dr Brook and the confirmation of his data by others. At this time we believe it is premature to abandon penicillin treatment of group A streptococcal pharyngotonsillitis.