Clinical presentationpoints to note

• In any patient with a localised area of acute erythema, swelling, and fever—consider infection

• Remember that a generalised erythematous rash may be the manifestation of a localised infection. Scarlet fever arises from streptococcal sore throat, and herpes simplex of the lip may be associated with erythema multiforme

• The common pathogens are also commensals—recent studies showed that 69% of individuals are nasal carriers of Staphylococcus aureus and some may carry Group A streptococci in the throat

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