Rapid Strep (incl. m/c/s)

Code

RAPS

Sample Reqs

STM**

Turnaround

1-3 days**

Special instructions

** Do not use a black swab for RAPS. Use Blue only. Rapid antigen is reported within 4 hours with full culture to follow.



Sample type guide

STM

Orange/Blue swab for culture – swab in transport medium

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 13/12/20

 

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