The nurse working in a pediatrician’s office is preparing to do a throat culture for a preschool-aged client being seen for a sore throat.The parent asks, “Why is this test

The nurse working in a pediatrician’s office is preparing to do a throat culture for a preschool-aged client being seen for a sore throat.The parent asks, “Why is this test necessary?” Which reply will the nurse make to the parent?
1)”It is important to identify and treat a Streptococcus infection quickly to prevent major illness.”
2)”We are attempting to test every sick child for the possibility of whooping cough.”
3)”Doctors need to cut the number of antibiotics ordered because the insurance companies won’t pay for them.”
4)”Throat cultures are always performed on clients with sore throats and intense coughing.”


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