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Urinary Streptococcal Antigen

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Rapid Immunochromatography test for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen in urine .

Alternate names:
Pneumococcal urinary antigen, Strep. Ag., Strep. antigen, Strep.pneumoniae antigen, Urinary streptococcal antigen
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
USPNAG
Specimen types:
Urine
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
2-8 deg required if transport delayed > 30 mins
Minimum Adult Volume:
10 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
5 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
1-3 days
Laboratory Use Only

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