How is scarlet fever diagnosed?
Scarlet fever is usually diagnosed by looking at symptoms, particularly if a rash is present. Your doctor may also look closely at the throat and glands. A throat culture may also be performed to look for Streptococcus bacteria.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 21 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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