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Throat Culture & Susceptibility (S)
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Information

Throat Culture & Susceptibility – The culture isolates and identifies Group A and Group C Streptococcus, the causative agents of acute bacterial pharyngitis.

Methodology
Bacterial culture, Aerobic routine isolation and Identification procedures; Antibiotic susceptibility testing
Specimen Required

SW, Swab
Stability: Ambient – 24 Hour(s), Refrigerated – 48 Hour(s)

CPT Code(s)
87070