Throat, rapid Strep A with reflex

Alphabetical Test listing

Throat, rapid Strep A with reflex-6599

  
Throat, rapid Strep A with reflex
  
6599
  
87880.1
  
RSA
  
  • Detects group A Beta Strep only
  • Negative tests will reflex to a Strep A PCR
  
Oropharyngeal (posterior pharynx & tonsils) swab
  
  

Any inflamed areas should be carefully swabbed, avoiding other areas of the mouth.

  • Depress tongue firmly with a tongue depressor
  • Rub swab over the posterior pharynx and tonsillar area, with care taken to avoid the tongue and uvula
  • Any inflamed areas should be carefully swabbed, avoiding other areas of the mouth

 

How to collect a specimen for a throat culture - oropharyngeal (OP)

  

ESwab standard tip collection kit (white)

  

Other bacterial culture swab

  

Other bacterial culture swab

  

ESwab:
Refrigerated - 48 hours
Ambient - 48 hours

Other bacterial culture swab:
Ambient - 24 hours

  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
1 day
Stat: 1 hour
  

Immunoassay (reflex to PCR)

  
87880
87651 - Strep A PCR (if appropriate)
  
No
  
11/30/2001
  
04/01/2020
  
02/25/2020