Streptococcus Group B Antigen Detection Test

What is the Streptococcus Group B Antigen Detection Test?

Strep B, often known as Group B streptococcus (GBS), is a bacteria present in the digestive, urinary, and genital tracts. Adults rarely develop symptoms, but newborns can die.

Why Done? 

A group B strep test is typically administered to pregnant women to detect GBS germs. The majority of pregnant women undergo standard prenatal testing. It may also be used to test newborns who exhibit symptoms of infection.

It is possible to get sick when pregnant. The 36th or 37th week of pregnancy is frequently tested. If you go into labour before 36 weeks, you may be tested.

A baby with infection symptoms may require a group B strep test. These are:

  • Fever
  • Feeding issues
  • Asthma
  • Exhaustion

Procedure: 

The lab technician will explain the Group B streptococcus (GBS) Antigen Detection test procedure. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for Group B Streptococcus Infection Test:

  • A doctor's prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No care is required.

The Cost of a Streptococcus Group B Antigen Detection Test in Delhi: 

The Streptococcus Group B Antigen Detection test price varies by region and facility. So, get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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