Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

2 hours

MiChart Code
Streptococcus Group A Screen by EIA
Soft Order Code
SIA

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Group A Strep
Beta Strep Group A Screen by Immunoassay
Strep Screen, Throat / Nasopharynx
SIA
BETA STREPTOCOCCUS SCREEN EIA
STREPA
POC STREP A ANTIGEN
Rapid Strep Test

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunoassay

Test Usage

Rapid antigen test to screen for Beta Strep Group A.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen from throat or nasopharynx and place in ESwab. When taking throat specimen, swab both tonsillar pillars and oropharynx. Store at room temperature and send within 24 hours of collection. Indicate specimen source and collection date/time. If an unacceptable specimen is received, the client will be notified and another specimen will be requested before disposal of the specimen.

ESwab
Normal Volume
1 ESwab
Minimum Volume
1 ESwab

Billing Information

CPT Code
87430
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.