FeverPAIN Score for Strep Pharyngitis

Predicts likelihood of strep throat.


Fever in Past 24 Hours

Absence of Cough or Coryza

Symptom Onset ≤3 days

Physical Exam Findings

Purulent Tonsils

Severe Tonsil Inflammation


Source: Little P, et al. Incidence and clinical variables associated with streptococcal throat infections: a prospective diagnostic cohort study. Br J Gen Pract. 2012 Nov;62(604):e787-94.