8276 Strep Screen

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Throat swab 48 Hours at Room Temperature See Report

Specimen Requirements

Bactiswab with liquid amies should be used.
Specimen Type:Throat swab

Method

QuickVue+ Strep (lateral-flow immunoassay)

Schedule

Monday-Saturday

Clinical Utility

This test is intended to aid in the rapid diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal infection.

CPT Codes

87880