Lab Test : Group A Strep Pyogenes Probe

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Alternate:Genprobe, Beta Strep by Probe, GeneProbe, Group A Strep rRNA Detection, Group A Strep rRNA Detection (Strep RNA Probe), Streptococous pyogenes rRNA Detection

Department:Microbiology
Phone:937-641-3902
SQ Code:GASP
Available:1 Shift Only
Turnaround:1 TO 2 DAYS
Specimen:Copan Dual Swab with Liquid Stuart's Medium
Volume:1 Swab
Container:1 Swab
Temperature:Refrigerated - 72 hour(s)
Room temperature - 72 hour(s)
Transport to laboratory as soon as possible




Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Rejection:Collected in wrong swab system
Contaminated with blood
Not received within specified time frame
Specimen other than throat swab
Normal:Negative
Limitations:Does not differentiate carriers from those with an active infection
Method:GEN-PROBE, DNA/RNA, NUCLEIC ACID HYBRIDIZATION
 

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