Strep Throat

$49.00

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About the Test

Strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by Group A Streptococcus bacteria. It affects the throat and tonsils, causing symptoms such as:

  • Sore throat
  • Pain when swallowing
  • Red and swollen tonsils
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Body aches
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Swollen glands in the neck

FAQs

Sample Type:

Throat Swab

Results :

Results are usually ready within 5-10 minutes.

Cost of Test :

    Price: $49

Strep Throat

Strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by Group A Streptococcus bacteria. It affects the throat and tonsils, causing symptoms such as:

  • Sore throat
  • Pain when swallowing
  • Red and swollen tonsils
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Body aches
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Swollen glands in the neck

Strep throat is highly contagious and can be spread through direct contact with saliva, mucus, or nasal secretions of an infected person, or by touching contaminated surfaces and then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes.

Diagnosis of strep throat is typically based on a rapid strep test or a throat culture. Treatment usually involves antibiotics to kill the bacteria causing the infection and relieve symptoms.

To prevent the spread of strep throat, it is important to practice good hygiene, such as frequent hand washing, covering your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, and avoiding close contact with people who are sick. If you think you have strep throat, it is important to see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. Early treatment can help prevent complications and reduce the spread of the infection to others.

What Does This Test Tell Me?

This highly sensitive test qualitatively detects the presence of Strep A antigen in a throat swab,
delivering rapid results.

Test Details:
  • Color immunochromatographic assay intended for the qualitative detection of Group A Streptococcus antigen directly from throat swab specimens
  • Easy-to-read two-color results in 5 minutes
  • 97% sensitivity; 98% specificity versus culture.
Sample Type:

Throat Swab

Results:

Results are usually ready within 5-10 minutes.

Cost of Test:

$49