Specimen Requirements

Title

GROUP A STREPTOCOCCUS SCREEN

Specimen Requirement

Swab up and down the back of the throat and against any white patches in the tonsillar area. Use sterile swab transport media. Used in the detection of Streptococcus pyogenes group A antigen.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp: 72 hours

Reference Range

By Report

Turnaround

1 day

Clinical Use

Rapid detection of Streptococcus pyogenes group A antigen.

Test Code

QUICK