Lab Test : Rapid Strep Group A -EIA with Culture Confirmation of Negative

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Alternate:Rapid Strep; Throat for Group A Strep EIA
Includes:Rapid Strep EIA with culture confirmation of negative tests
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937)-941-3902
SQ Code:RSTR
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:1 hour
Specimen:Throat
Volume:Duel swab culturette
Container:Culturette
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Negative for Group A Srep by EIA
Uses:Aids in the diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal pharyngitis.
Limitations:EIA tests are not as sensitive as culture. Throat specimens are the only approved site for this test.
Method:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
 

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