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Test Code SCSTPA Strep A Culture, LAB2168

Important Note

This is ordered as a culture for Group A Strep in sources other than throat.

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Rectal, or other

Container/Type: Aerobic culture swab

Specimen Volume: Swab

Additional Information: Indicate specimen source on specimen container and in computer.

Specimen transport: Ambient

Reference Values

No beta hemolytic Strep isolated.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday - Sunday

Methodology

Culture by conventional methods

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87081