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STREP SCREEN

Test Name  STREP SCREEN 
Mnemonic  SS 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   87081 
Department  Microbiology 
Container  STERILE SWAB/CULTURETTE 
Alternative Container   
Handling  Specimen: Throat: swab of back of throat and tonsils Vaginal: swab(s) of the vaginal introitus and anorectum.  
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Methodology  Standard culture procedures 
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Neonate Reference Range   
Required Information  Source,Sensitivity ordered?Penicillin allergic patient, sensi ordered? 
Performed   
Reported   Preliminary 1 day; final at 2 days; sensitivity 2-3 days (if indicated for group B streptococcus only) 
Note  Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates. 
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