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Which is a minor criteria for diagnosis of RF according to modified Jones criteria? (AIPG 2010)



A ASO titre
B Past History of Rheumatic Fever

C Fever
D Subcutaneous nodules

Ans. C

Fever

Diagnosis revised Jones criteria.

(Revised Jones Criteria) (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg- 2755)

Diagnostic Categories

Criteria

Major manifestations:

1. Carditis

2. Polyarthritis

3. Chorea

4. Erythema marginatum

5. Subcutaneous nodules

Minor manifestations

Clinical:

1. Fever,

2. Polyarthralgia

Laboratory:

1. Elevated ESR

2. Leukocytosis

3. ECG- Prolonged P-R interval

Supporting evidence of a preceding streptococcal infection within the last 45 days

1. Elevated or rising ASO or other streptococcal antibody, or

2. A positive throat culture, or

3. Rapid antigen test for group A streptococcus, or

4. Recent scarlet fever

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