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Strep dominates cases seen at pediatric lab

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Positive cases of RSV, flu and walking pneumonia pale to the number of strep cases seen. (Source: MGN Online) Positive cases of RSV, flu and walking pneumonia pale to the number of strep cases seen. (Source: MGN Online)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Lab test results are in at Huntsville Pediatric Associates, and a common illness continues to make its way around area children.

For March 3-9, 240 children were tested for four common illnesses: RSV, flu, walking pneumonia and strep throat.

Strep throat leads the charts for the seventh week running, with 65 out of 180 tests returned positive for the illness.

Less than ten positive cases were reported each in influenza, RSV and walking pneumonia tests.

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