ARUP Test Catalog
ARUP Consult Guide
Lab Tests Online
 
Culture, Throat for Streptococci Group A Screen

Mnemonic:    [C THR SS]
Name:    Culture, Throat for Streptococci Group A Screen
Specimen:     Throat swab in bacterial transport media at room temperature (preferred).
Spec Stability:    Stable 72 hours at room temperature.
Reference Range:    No Beta Strep Isolated
  Method:    Bacteriologic Culture

Microbiology Specimen Collection