Q: How do I know if I have Strep throat?

A: The only official way is to undergo a throat culture (which takes 2-3 days), or undergo a rapid “Strep” test in the office (but only 80-90% accurate). The only strain of bacteria that’s tested for is GABHS, or group A beta hemolytic streptococcus. This particular strain of bacteria can produce toxins that can potentially injure […]