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Group B strep PCR (Pen allergic)

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3025

 

Synonyms: 

Group B Strep PCR Strep Group B PCR

Methodology: 

Polymerase chain reaction

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

24 hours

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: Collect Culturette Swab or Eswab
Source - vaginal / rectal
Transport: Sample should arrive within 2 hours of collection.

 

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: Positive PCR tests are reflexed to culture and susceptibility

Reference Interval: 

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

87653

Last Changed: 

12/10/2016 10:29:07

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 5:34:06 PM