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Streptococcal Rapid Antigen Test

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Streptococcal Rapid Antigen Test, Rapid Strep Test

  • Indication
  • Methods
  1. Extraction
    1. Enzyme extraction (more sensitive)
    2. Acid extraction (faster, usual testing method)
  2. Identification
    1. Enzyme immunoassay (usual identification method)
    2. Latex agglutination (requires skill to interpret)
  • Efficacy