Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Rapid Strep Group A Screen With Reflex Culture Order Code : STREP
Synonyms: Beta Strep Throat Screen, Strep Group A, Negative Screens Reflex To Culture
Specimen Type: Swab
Container Type: Culturette double swab
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 Swabs
Methodology: Immunoassay/culture if negative
Standard Run Times: 24 Hours per Day
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Refrigerate up to 8 hours. WHEN RESULT IS NEGATIVE, THE SECOND SWAB WILL BE USED FOR Throat CULTURE. Additional charges will apply.
CPT Codes: 87880
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB885
SHC EPIC Code: LABSTREP
Causes For Rejection: BD swabs, swabs with calcium alginate tip or cotton, swabs with wooden shafts
Department: Hematology