Strep-A (Scarlet Fever) Test Introduction

  • The Strep A test enables the identification of group A streptococcus which causes throat infections
  • The test helps to differentiate the throat infection caused by group A streptococcus or any other bacteria/virus.
  • The test kit specifically identifies presence of Streptococcus pyogenes which causes

Infections Such as

  • Scarlet fever
  • Pharyngitis
  • Endocarditis
  • Meningitis
  • Respiratory infection
  • Impetigo
  • Puerperal sepsis
  • Arthritis

How it works?

  • The collected samples will undergo lateral flow test to detect the presence of the Lancefield group A antigen.
  • The results will report as positive, negative or invalid with 30 minutes after sample collected in the laboratory.

  • The Strep A tests are accessible to all the customer regardless of age group.
  • Bulk kits of strep A tests are also available according to the needs of private /public sectors or community.

  • Place the order through website.
  • Collect the kit from direct medical centre/ Collection Centre/ through post.
  • Take the throat specimen using the sterile swab provided in the kit.
  • Send the Kit by Post/ in presson at our Slough Clinic/  collection centres.


  • Medical Centre – Rapid in 30min
  • Collection Centre – same Day
    (same day of sample collection)

  • By Post – Same day
    (the day sample received by the Laboratory)