Test ID: CGAS    
Group A Streptococcus (<i>Streptococcus pyogenes</i>) Culture, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of perianal cellulitis


Screening patients and health care workers for Streptococcus pyogenes for the purpose of investigating possible nosocomial transmission

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
RMALDIdent by MALDI-TOF mass specNo, (Bill Only)No
GIDBacteria IdentificationNo, (Bill Only)No
STRPIdentification StreptococcusNo, (Bill Only)No
ISAEAerobe Ident by SequencingNo, (Bill Only)No
SIDCIdent Serologic Agglut Method 4No, (Bill Only)No

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, the reflex tests may be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Conventional Culture Technique

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Grp A Strep (S. pyogenes) Culture

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

62989 - CGAS
Beta-Hemolytic Strep
Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus
Group A Strep
Group A Streptococcus
Strep Group A
Streptococcus Group A
Streptococcus pyogenes
S. pyogenes
Beta Strep
Perianal cellulitis