CLIAwaived, Inc Rapid Strep A Tests
The CLIAwaived,Inc. Rapid Strep A Test is a lateral-flow, membrane based immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Group A Streptococcal antigen from throat swab specimens. FDA 510(k) Cleared/CLIA Waived. (FOR PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY.) (FDA 510K#: K023270)
Group A Strep is one of the most serious causes of upper respiratory infections, and the major cause of pharyngitis which, if left untreated, can lead to serious complications such as rheumatic fever, acute sinusitis, scarlet fever and glomerulonephritis. This test is for waived labs with a current Certificate of Waiver.
- No cross reactivity with saliva
- 30 tests per kit (dipsticks)
- Results in 5 minutes
- Easy to read
- Fast, easy and reliable
- 12-18 month shelf life
- Room temperature storage
- Detects Strep A
- FDA Cleared and CLIA Waived
CPT Code* # 87880QW (Strep A) $16.76
*It is always the provider's responsibility to establish appropriate coding & charges.