Centor score: probability of streptococcal-based pharyngitis
The Centor Score estimates the probability that pharyngitis is caused by a streptococcal infection, and also suggests management course.
Research authors: Centor RM, Witherspoon JM, Dalton HP, Brody CE, Link K.
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Model ID
292
Version
1.11
Revision date
2020-01-14
Specialty
MeSH terms
  • Antibiotics
  • Pharyngitis
  • Infections, Streptococcal
  • Model type
    Linear model (Calculation)
    Status
    public
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    Additional information

    Patient characteristics based on article from Warren et al, 2004. 

    No data concerning sex of patient included in article (therefore filled in as all male in this model).

    Study Population

    Total population size: 787
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    Continuous characteristics

    Name LL Q1 Median Q3 UL Unit
    Age 3 16 69 Years

    Categorical characteristics

    Name Subset / Group Nr. of patients
    Age groups defined Children (3-17 years) 454
    Adults (18-69 years) 333
    Prevalence of positive throat culture results Overal population 228
    In children group 155
    In adult group 73
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    Total Centror score:
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    Total Centror score: points

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    Result interpretation

    1 point: no further testing or antibiotics required.
    2-3 points: culture test should be taken, antibiotics only required with positive culture results.
    4-5 points: Treat empirically with antibiotics.

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    Calculations alone should never dictate patient care, and are no substitute for professional judgement. See our full disclaimer.

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