Also known as:
Sample Type: SERUM
Method: LATEX AGGLUTINATION
This test is used to determine if you have had a recent infection from a bacterium called group A streptococcus. This bacteria usually causes a throat infection. Test is usually requested if you have symptoms of rheumatic fever or a form of kidney disease and have had a recent throat infection.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking