Microbiology - Bacteriology
Group B Strep antigens
Strep pneumoniae antigen
Pneumococcal Antigen - For CSF only. CSF collected in numbered/ labelled vials in the order they were taken.
For Pneumococcal Urinary Antigen please see Legionella/Strep pneumoniae Urinary Antigen Test
Group b Strep Antigen - (appropriate for Neonates ONLY) Clean catch, Catheter or BPU (please specify on requisition form). Note: Bag urines are not acceptable samples.
Immediate transport to laboratory
Minimum requirement: CSF 50uL Urine 200uL
Deliver to lab ASAP otherwise chilled (fridge)
Latex agglutination or Immunochromatographic Assay (Strep pneumoniae)
$72.17 (Exclusive of GST)
Other Bacterial Antigens are available after consultation with a Microbiologist.
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