Strep. pyogenes (Group A beta Strep), Group C beta Strep, Group G beta Strep, and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum. Does NOT include a rapid EIA test.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Use culture collection and transport swab.
One swab in culture transport system, double swab is also acceptable. Specify if specific organism is requested, e.g. Neisseria gonorrhoeae, yeast.
1 swab in culture transport system
Frozen specimen, nonsterile or leaking containers
Standard Bacterial Culture
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Normal oropharyngeal flora, no beta strep
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