Group A Streptococcal Screen

Group A Streptococcal Screen is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Strep screen, rapid strep screen, direct strep screen.

Common Use:
To detect a group A streptococcal infection such as strep throat.

Specimen:
Throat swab (two swabs should be submitted so that a culture can be performed if the screen is negative).

Normal Findings:
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay or latex agglutination) Negative.

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