Group A Strep Culture
Liquid Stuart Culturette Swab (Red-Cap)
Collect specimen by sweeping swab across inflammed or ulcerated areas. Return swab to transport media and deliver to lab as soon as possible.
24 hours after collection
Delay in transport or dry swabs
Refer to microbiology procedure manual
This culture will semi-quantitate the presence of Beta-Strep groups A, C, F and/or G.