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ID:871 MRSA Screening (Culture)
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DescriptionA screening test which looks specifically for the presence of Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). This investigation is used for identifying MRSA colonisation as opposed to infection. Automated liquid culture is used with manual plate reading
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


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Units - Not Defined -

IP Acute TAT3 days
IP Routine TAT3 days
GP Acute TAT3 days
GP Routine TAT3 days
Turnround CommentNegative results may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.
Originally edited by : Dr M Denton. Last edited on 01/12/2018 12:59:44. Published By K Roberts on 01/12/2017 12:59:44.