Ideal Patient: Individuals suspected of having Strep
Testing Recommended: As needed when an infection is suspected.
Testing Time*: 15 mins
Strep A Dipstick is a rapid test used to detect the presence of Strep A antigen in throat swab specimens.
Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. This common condition is caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria. Strep throat can affect children and adults of all ages. However, it's especially common in children between the ages of 5 and 15.
*Testing times are subject to change depending on the time of arrival and availability