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A rapid strep test is an easy and accurate test performed to diagnose strep bacteria, causing strep throat. A rapid strep test is performed in the health care practitioner's office. A rapid strep test can assist in ruling out other causes of sore throat such as:

Treatment of strep throat is generally antibiotics.


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      • What are the causes of an enlarged spleen?
      • How is the diagnosis of an enlarged spleen made?
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      • Fever facts
      • What is a fever?
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