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how long does the rapid step test take?

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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
About 5 minutes: Rapid strep tests take about 5 minutes to process.
Answered on Mar 6, 2012
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Five minutes: Or less. This is a rapid office test which is easily done, but although specific when positive, has a high rate of false-negative results.
Answered on Mar 30, 2012
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