Group A Strep DNA GASM

Method(s) Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Specimen Required
Collect

1. Outreach patients: Throat swab collected using a red-capped swab with liquid Stuart's transport medium. See the attachment below on how to use the red-capped collector.
2. Hospital patients: Throat swab collected using a white-capped Eswab with liquid Amies.

Transport

Transport ambient or refrigerated.

Stability

Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 6 days

Unacceptable Conditions

Collectors using gel transport media or dry swabs

Schedule Daily
Billing Code 3010454
CPTCode 87651
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Negative for GAS DNA by PCR

No Appointment Necessary
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11 Patient Service Centers in Central New York.

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