Other infectious causes

See Pharyngitis (Chapter 2), Diphtheria (Chapter 2), Measles (Chapter 8).


For scarlet fever (strawberry tongue associated with a skin rash):
phenoxymethylpenicillin (penicillin V) PO for 10 days
Children under 1 year: 125 mg 2 times daily
Children from 1 to 5 years: 250 mg 2 times daily
Children from 6 to 12 years: 500 mg 2 times daily
Adults: 1 g 2 times daily