apid Group A Strep Test

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB885
EPIC Order   RAPID GROUP A STREP ANTIGEN
CPT Code   87880
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology, 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Throat Swab Transport double swab (Lawson 050439).  See Important Comments.
     
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/Day, 7 Days/Week
  STAT: Yes
     
Turnaround Time   30 minutes
Reference Range    
Comments

Do NOT use Wire Swabs or Gel Transport Medium.
Culture is automatically performed on negative Pediatric patients, when double swab is submitted.

If Eswab submitted, only culture performed.

Reviewed by jcarr on December 07, 2021

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