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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeAMRS
Method

ESBL Screen - Culture using chromogenic agar, bacterial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility screening.

VRE Screen - Selective broth enrichment followed by culture using chromogenic agar, bacterial identification and antimicrobial susceptibily screening.

CRE Screen - Culture using Chromogenic agar, Bacterial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility screening.

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Culture results used for infection control measures particularly if patient has been in 'at risk' environments eg. overseas hospitals, North Island hospital or LTCF in the previous 12 months

External Price$15.48(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

None

Specimen Collection Protocols

Faeces sample or Rectal swab (with visible faecal matter)

Patient SpecimenFaeces, Swabs
Paediatric SpecimenAs above
Sample Delivery to LabImmediate transport to laboratory or store at room temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0300 x 89826
Test AvailabilityMonday - Sunday 24 hrs
Turnaround Time48 - 72 hours
Additional Information

Note: MRSA screening information can be found under the MRSA test.

 

Delphic Number Test Number6054

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