Revision of the Jones Criteria for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever in the era of Doppler echocardiography: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

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Circulation, ISSN: 1524-4539, Vol: 131, Issue: 20, Page: 1806-18

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Gewitz, Michael H; Baltimore, Robert S; Tani, Lloyd Y; Sable, Craig A; Shulman, Stanford T; Carapetis, Jonathan; Remenyi, Bo; Taubert, Kathryn A; Bolger, Ann F; Beerman, Lee; Mayosi, Bongani M; Beaton, Andrea; Pandian, Natesa G; Kaplan, Edward L; American Heart Association Committee on Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young Show More Hide
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Acute rheumatic fever remains a serious healthcare concern for the majority of the world's population despite its decline in incidence in Europe and North America. The goal of this statement was to review the historic Jones criteria used to diagnose acute rheumatic fever in the context of the current epidemiology of the disease and to update those criteria to also take into account recent evidence supporting the use of Doppler echocardiography in the diagnosis of carditis as a major manifestation of acute rheumatic fever.