Quick & Simple Strep Test Services from UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay
Receiving a clinical strep test is a good idea if you are experiencing symptoms that are consistent with this uncomfortable condition, such as a sudden onset of intense throat pain, difficulty swallowing, tender lymph nodes in the neck, and swollen tonsils. UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay provides reliable strep testing on a walk-in basis from board-certified, UHealth – the University of Miami Health System physicians and experienced pathologists. Stop by when you need us; we are open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Strep throat is an infection caused by streptococcal bacteria that affects the throat and tonsils. It’s more common in children, although adults can also acquire this condition. There are several everyday ailments that may result in throat pain, but be sure to visit UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay for a strep test if your sore throat:
- Persists for more than 48 hours
- Is accompanied by swollen throat glands, a fever higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit, or a rash
- Is causing difficulty breathing or swallowing
Receiving a strep test at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay is easy. When you visit our center, your UHealth doctor will carefully evaluate your condition and perform a quick and painless diagnostic procedure – either a rapid antigen test or a strep A throat culture – to confirm or rule out the presence of streptococcal bacteria. All tests are promptly evaluated onsite in our clinical lab.
Turn to UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay whether you need a strep test or comprehensive treatment for an existing case of strep throat. Our team cares for patients of all ages and does not require appointments.