What is pharyngitis?
Conventional method of confirming negatives: The throat culture
Modern method of confirming negatives: Molecular diagnostics
The avantages of molecular testing
- Avoids having to wait up to 48 hours in case of a negative result with the culture method. Most of the time, a result can be obtained in less than 24 hours.
- Avoids the taking of unnecessary antibiotics, which can have harmful effects, especially on children.