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  • Strep A, POCT

    Test Name:Strep A, POCT
    Epic Order Code:POC14
    CPT Code:87880
    Specimen(s) Type:Throat Swab
    Acceptable Container(s):POC kit swab
    Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
    Routine: NA
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures. Use only the swabs in the POC kit to collect throat swab.
    Transport Information:Swabs should be tested immediately. If testing is delayed, the swab can be stored at room temperature up to 4 hours, or at 2 - 8° C up to 24 hours.
    Reference Clients:NA
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Negative
    Additional Information:If culture is desired, lightly streak a 5% sheep blood agar plate before using the swab in the POC Strep A kit.