Strep Throat tests
Strep Throat

Tests could include:

  • A streptococcal screen, also called a rapid streptococcus screening test or rapid strep screen, is a test that determines if you have a type of bacteria called "group A streptococcus" in your throat. This bacterium causes an infection called strep...
    Source:HLCMS
  • When you are exposed to harmful bacteria, your body produces antibodies. These antibodies help protect your body against future infections from the same bacteria. They are specific to the bacteria they were produced against. These antibodies can b...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A throat swab culture, or throat culture, is a test commonly used to diagnose bacterial infections in the throat. These infections can include strep throat, pneumonia, tonsillitis, whooping cough, and meningitis. The purpose of a throat swab cultu...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
    Source:HLCMS
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