Test Code: 10553
CPT Code(s): 87880
Includes: If Streptococcus Group A Rapid Antigen is negative, a culture will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87081).
Methodology: Immunochromatography Bacterial Culture, Aerobic Routine Isolation and Identification Procedures
Clinical Significance: A positive result from the antigen assay or isolation of Group A streptococci by culture from a symptomatic patient is usually considered clinically significant.