Streptococcus (Group A) Rapid - Group A Streptococcus - Rapid Strep EIA - Streptococcus Group A Detection - Beta Step (Group A) Rapid
Strep. pyogenes (Group A beta Strep) screen and if negative, confirmation by a molecular method.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Use rayon transport swab containing modified Stuart’s or Amies liquid medium. Kit polyester swab acceptable if test done at collection site.
Do not use culture swab transport devices containing charcoal or gel. Ideally, the test is performed immediately after collection.
Dual swab in Stuart's or Amies media.
1 swab in culture transport system
Frozen, nonsterile, leaking containers, culture swabs in gel or charcoal transport devices, or other than Stuart’s or Amies liquid medium
Ambient: 3 days; Refrigerated: 3 days
Lateral Flow screen and molecular confirmation of negatives.
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Thursday, September 13, 2018 01:46:00 PM