The 2015 Jones Criteria for Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF)

The changes improve the diagnosis of ARF among moderate/high-risk populations and re-establish the Jones criteria as the international gold standard for ARF diagnosis.
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Revised Jones Criteria for Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF)

A firm diagnosis requires that two major or one major and two minor criteria are satisfied, in addition to evidence of recent streptococcal infection.

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