Culture, Throat

Specimen Type

Culture for Group A Streptococcus (S.pyogenes) Only

Test ID   LAB236
EPIC Order
  Group A Strep Screen
CPT Code   87081
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: See Comments.
Gram Stain   No
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Turnaround Time   48 hours
Reference Range    
Comments Deliver within 2 hrs of collection.
Use Red double swab(Lawson 050439).

Reviewed by jcayless on December 02, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514