Strep A PCR

Alphabetical Test listing

Strep A PCR-12796

  
Strep A PCR
  
12796
  
LAB12796
  
SAP
  
Beta-hemolytic Strep
GAS PCR
Group A Strep
Streptococcus A PCR
Streptococcus pyogenes
S. pyogenes
Throat Strep A PCR
  
Swab of posterior pharynx & tonsils (oropharyngeal)
  
  
  1. Ask the patient to tilt head back, open mouth wide, breathe deeply, and say "ah".
  2. Extend the swab to the back of the oral cavity, being careful not to touch lips, walls of mouth, uvula, or tongue.
  3. Rubbing the swab over both tonsillar pillars and posterior oropharynx. Avoid touching the tongue, teeth, and gums.
  4. Place the swab into the provided transport media
  5. Grasp the top of the swab and bend within the media container until the shaft breaks. If there is no indicator line, bend within the media container until the shaft breaks.
  6. Break the shaft short enough to fit completly into the media container.
  7. Replace teh media cap and screw on securely. Label with the OP source
  

ESwab standard tip collection kit (white)

  

Other bacterial culture swab

 

  

Other bacterial culture swab

 

  

Ambient - 48 hours

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Time delay between time of collection and receipt of specimen
  • Improper transport container
  • Improper transport temperature
  • Interfering substances
  • Inappropriate specimen type
  • Leaking container
  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
24 hours
  

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
87651
  
08/05/2019
  
09/03/2019
  
02/25/2020