Bacitracin and Group A Streps
bactitech at hortonsbay.com
Sat Aug 4 11:00:44 EST 2001
If the organism agglutinates in Group A latex, we report it as Strep.
pyogenes (Group A streptococcus) I believe. I can't remember the exact
wording of the computer comment. We don't use PYR for beta streptococci
Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)
> Are you reporting as Group A Streptococcus or S. pyogenes? There are small
> colony B-streps that are A positive and PYR negative that are not S. pyogenes.
> (They are S. anginosus)
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