A 30-year-old female asked:
How long after clindamycin or penicillin (for unrelated) do i need to wait for a rapid or strep culture to be accurate?
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Family Medicine 18 years experience
Rapid strep: tests detect Streptococcus DNA therefore it should be fairly more accurate than strep cultures if there is presence of antibiotics within the same time frame. 1 Week after the last antibiotic should be enough to wait before results are secure.
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Last updated Sep 25, 2017
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