Culture, Throat (no screen)

Additional Info:
Exam of culture for beta strep only. Strep screen is not performed. If indicated, further testing considered medically appropriate will be reflexed, resulting in additional charges.

Methodology: Multiple methodologies

Specimen Requirements:
Throat culture submitted on a plain or gel swab. Refrigerate specimen after collection.

Analytical Time: 2 days

Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday

CPT Information:
87070 –
Culture, throat or nose

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