Sore throat, pain upon swallowing, fever, red swollen tonsils, fever, headache? Our pharmacy team can complete a Strep throat assessment in 15-20 minutes. Strep throat is caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A Streptococcus. Our pharmacist can help diagnose group A Streptococcus while you wait and prescribe appropriate antibiotic therapy if needed. Contact our pharmacy team if you have any questions.