Acute Med 2017 ;16(3):145-148
Consultant in acute medicine, Kingston Hospital, Galsworthy Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 7QB.
The presentation of a 'sore throat' is common and often requires only symptomatic treatment. This is the case of a 20-year-old female who presented with persistent symptoms of a sore throat. On admission she had raised inflammatory markers and a subsequent blood culture demonstrated a fusobacterium necrophorum and arcanobacterium haemolyticum bacteraemia. Read More