Do you think you have strep throat?

Alyssa Levine

Cultures

This is a way for the doctor to find out if you have strep throat
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How do cultures work?

Well the lab uses your culture to try and grow microorganisms. It incubates for 18-24 hours. Depending on what grows will help the doctor decide what medicine to give you.
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Other Ways To Get Culture

  • throat swab
  • stool sample
  • sputum

More Information

For more information go to your health care provider
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