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Strep A Testing Kit
What is Strep A and why is it important to test for?
Strep A (Group A Streptococcus) is a type of bacterial infection that can cause severe throat and skin infections. Testing for Strep A throat is important to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment, as well as to reduce the risk of spreading this potentially serious bacterial infection.
Is Strep A contagious?
Yes. Strep A is highly contagious and can spread through direct contact with infected saliva or mucus or through sharing utensils, cups, or other items.
Who should take a rapid Strep A self-test?
How accurate is the rapid Strep A self-test?
The Swiss-made, CE Marked and UK government approved rapid Strep A self-test provides highly accurate results in just 5 quick minutes. With an overall accuracy of 97.14% it has never been easier to diagnose Strep A in the ease and comfort of your own home.
How does the rapid Strep A self-test work?
How do I perform the Strep A self-test?
The rapid Strep A self-test is a simple procedure that requires a simple swab sample taken the back of the throat. It is mixed with 4 drops of the diluent (liquid) and tested for the presence of Strep A.
Is the rapid Strep A self-test safe to use at home?
Yes. The rapid Strep A self-test is safe to do at home. Simply follow the instructions provided in the self-test kit to ensure the swab is correctly taken.
What should I do if the Strep A self-test returns a positive result?
If your Strep A self-test returns a positive result, you should contact your GP or healthcare provider immediately and share the results of the self-test. They will discuss the appropriate treatment with you, usually a course of antibiotics which must be prescribed by them.
How long does it take to recover from strep A?
he amount of time it takes to recover from strep A depends on how quickly you begin treatment with antibiotics as well as the general health of a person. On average, it can take anywhere between 7-10 days to recover from strep A.
Are there any long-term side effects of strep A?
What is the shelf-life of the Abingdon Health rapid Strep A self-test and how best to store it?
The Abingdon Health rapid Strep A self-test has a shelf life of 12 months from the date of purchase and should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight.