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Strep throat, short for streptococcal throat infection, is a bacterial infection caused by the Group A Streptococcus bacteria, specifically Streptococcus pyogenes. It is a common and highly contagious condition that primarily affects the throat and tonsils. Common symptoms include sore throat, fever, and swollen lymph nodes in the neck.