DNA Group B Streptococcus
CATEGORY: MIC      MNEMONIC: BSBPCR
LAB: WMC
DEPT: MICRO
DAYS SET: Daily
TAT: 2 days
CPT: 87653

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SYNONYMS:
     Strep Group B PCR / GBS PCR

PREFERRED SPECIMEN:
     Vaginal or Rectal swab

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
     Amplified probe for Group B Strep only. Culture and susceptibility performed if result is positive and there is a documented penicillin allergy.
REFERENCE RANGE:
     Negative