Group A Streptococcal Screen

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

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

Rationale
To detect a group A streptococcal infection such as strep throat.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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