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Rapid Group A Strep Test

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

 

Tube Type
Double Swab Lawson 050439

 

Test ID   RAPS
EPIC Order   RAPID GROUP A STREP ANTIGEN
CPT Code   87880
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology, 6-4053
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 negatives when double swab is submitted.

 

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