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This image depicts a close intraoral view of a patient’s mouth, revealing marked erythema of the soft palate and oropharynx, including the palatine tonsils, which was determined to be due to a case of strep throat, caused by group A streptococcus bacteria. These bacteria are spread through direct contact with mucus from the nose or throat of persons who are infected, or through contact with infected wounds, or sores on the skin.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1975
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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