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THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSTIVITY - AEROBIC
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Also known as : THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSTIVITY - AEROBIC
EXCLUSIVE PRICE
500
Report Delivery
3 Days
Free Sample Collection
Bookings above 500
Pre - Instruction
No Preparation Required.
Covid Safety
Assured
Test Details
Test Code BOBT00698
Test Category Individual Test
Sample Type Swab
Details of THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSTIVITY - AEROBIC
What is THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSITIVITY - AEROBIC?
Email this page to a friend Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest A throat swab culture is a laboratory test that is done to identify germs that may cause infection in the throat. It is most often used to diagnose strep throat.
How the Test is Performed
You will be asked to tilt your head back and open your mouth wide. Your health care provider will rub a sterile cotton swab along the back of your throat near your tonsils. You will need to resist gagging and closing your mouth while the swab touches this area.

Your provider may need to scrape the back of your throat with the swab several times. This helps improve the chances of detecting bacteria.
How to Prepare for the Test
DO NOT use antiseptic mouthwash before this test.
How the Test will Feel
Your throat may be sore when this test is done. You may feel like gagging when the back of your throat is touched with the swab, but the test only lasts a few seconds.
Why the Test is Performed
This test is done when a throat infection is suspected, particularly strep throat. A throat culture can also help your provider determine which antibiotic will work best for you.
Normal Results
A normal or negative result means no bacteria or other germs that may cause a sore throat were found.
What Abnormal Results Mean
An abnormal or positive result means bacteria or other germs that can cause a sore throat were seen on the throat swab.
Risks
This test is safe and easy to tolerate. In very few people, the sensation of gagging may lead to an urge to vomit or cough.
Alternative Names
A throat culture and sensitivity; Culture - throat
Routine Tests
THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSTIVITY - AEROBIC
Parameters : 1
Also known as : THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSTIVITY - AEROBIC
EXCLUSIVE PRICE
500
Report Delivery
3 Days
Free Sample Collection
Bookings above 500
Pre - Instruction
No Preparation Required.
Covid Safety
Assured
Test Details
Test Code BOBT00698
Test Category Individual Test
Sample Type Swab
Details of THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSTIVITY - AEROBIC
What is THROAT SWAB FOR CULTURE & SENSITIVITY - AEROBIC?
Email this page to a friend Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest A throat swab culture is a laboratory test that is done to identify germs that may cause infection in the throat. It is most often used to diagnose strep throat.
How the Test is Performed
You will be asked to tilt your head back and open your mouth wide. Your health care provider will rub a sterile cotton swab along the back of your throat near your tonsils. You will need to resist gagging and closing your mouth while the swab touches this area.

Your provider may need to scrape the back of your throat with the swab several times. This helps improve the chances of detecting bacteria.
How to Prepare for the Test
DO NOT use antiseptic mouthwash before this test.
How the Test will Feel
Your throat may be sore when this test is done. You may feel like gagging when the back of your throat is touched with the swab, but the test only lasts a few seconds.
Why the Test is Performed
This test is done when a throat infection is suspected, particularly strep throat. A throat culture can also help your provider determine which antibiotic will work best for you.
Normal Results
A normal or negative result means no bacteria or other germs that may cause a sore throat were found.
What Abnormal Results Mean
An abnormal or positive result means bacteria or other germs that can cause a sore throat were seen on the throat swab.
Risks
This test is safe and easy to tolerate. In very few people, the sensation of gagging may lead to an urge to vomit or cough.
Alternative Names
A throat culture and sensitivity; Culture - throat
 

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