Group A Streptococcal PCR


Group A Streptococcal PCR, Point-Of-Care GAS Nucleic Acid Amplification Test, Group A Streptococcus NAAT, Cobas Strep A Test, Alere I Strep A Test

  • Background
  1. Point of Care, 15 minute test for Group A Streptococcus Test via Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAAT)
  2. More expensive ($70 per test in 2022) than the Streptococcal Rapid Antigen Test ($2 per test)
    1. However, nearly perfect Test Sensitivity and requires no Throat Culture