On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Brent King wrote:
> Just a brief survey of the group:
> 1. Do you use rapid strep testing in the ED?
> 2. If yes, what do you do about negative test results?
> We are looking at this issue and just want to see what others are doing.
> Thanks for your help.
> Brent R King, M.D.
> St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
> "... And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by,
> from this day to the ending of the world,
> But we in it shall be remembered;
> We few, we happy few, we band of brothers..."
> Henry V - Wm Shakespeare
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1. yes we use rapid streps.
2. if neg we send a culture.
Appears to be some variability in vendors. We have switched vendors
twice in the past two years and are finally satisfied.
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