CULTURE, BETA STREP ONLY (GROUP A)
Strep. pyogenes (Group A beta Strep), Group C beta Strep, Group G beta Strep. Does NOT include a rapid EIA test.
For use with throat sources only. Separate orders are available for Beta Strep Rapid Screen, Culture, Throat, Culture, B Pertussis and Culture, Gonorrhea Only (Neisseria gonorrhoeae).
Specimen Collection Requirements
Use culture collection and transport swab
1 swab in culture transport system
Frozen specimens, nonsterile or leaking containers
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: Acceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Standard Bacterial Culture
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
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