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"Test for Strep Throat"


Written by: Association of Clinical Biochemists


Coverage: Investigation


Summary: A guide for patients to the test for strep throat, including how your doctor collects a sample and how the laboratory processes this sample and knows whether or not you have strep throat.


Published by: Association of Clinical Biochemists


Level of Evidence: Peer reviewed/Editorial review


Date of Publication: 30/05/2004
Date of Posting: 21/07/2004
Date of next Review: 21/07/2006


Available at: http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk/understanding/analytes/strep/glance.html


Source: Lab Tests Online


Format: HTML


Publication Type: CAT (Critically Appraised Topic)


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MeSH keywords: Sore Throat; Pharyngitis; Streptococcus pyogenes; Tonsillitis; Laboratory techniques and procedures; Diagnosis



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