|NO MORE GAGGING!|
|10 DELICIOUS FLAVORS THAT KIDS LOVE|
|EARLY DETECTION + EARLY TREATMENT
= LESS CONTAGION AND COMPLICATION
STREP-A-GUM will improve
the test experience for patients, soothe
infected throats, and alert parents and medical professionals to the
presence of Strep.
When a child reports
Strep symptoms they would be given a piece of
STREP-A-GUM. If Strep is present, the gum will change color and the
parent or nurse can have the child treated. This will ensure early
treatment and minimize contagion. Children will no longer dread the
gagging swab test – they might actually enjoy being tested for Strep.
Scroll over the images below to see all of the STREP-A-GUM flavors and
the various colors they turn when Strep is present:
Goal: To find a better way to test for Strep
Woods: After a winter
of 5 cases of Strep throat, Anna began her search for an alternative Rapid
Strep Test. She spends her time cooking, performing in school plays, shooting
hoops, and helping serve her community with the Girl Scouts.
DeLeo: A regular visitor to her Doctor’s
office, she has also suffered her share of Strep infections and was also
eager to find a new test. She spends her extra time making people laugh,
putting together outfits, and shooting hoops. She is also the top cookie
seller in her Girl Scout troop.
Having experienced a false negative Rapid Strep Test, she was ready to
help find a new solution. In her spare time, she enjoys performing in
school plays, eating, and playing with her animals. She was one of the
founding members of her Girl Scout troop