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Throat culture (full cx/sensi)
Lab code: -
 
Test Synonyms:
Throat culture (full culture/sensitivity)
 
Lab:
Microbiology
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Microbiology
Result Time:
Prelim: 24 hours   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Routine cultures are cultured for Group A beta strep (S. pyogenes), pyogenic Groups C and G beta strep and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum. Only request complete culture if other pathogens sought. Otherwise, select Routine throat culture (Beta strep).