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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMRSN
Method

Culture for Methicillin resistant Staph aureus.

External Price$23.09(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Swabs required: Nasal Swab (both nostrils on one swab)

                      Groin Swab

                      Perineum Swab

Note: Axilla swabs are no longer accepted as a screening swab

Swab Identification Guide

 

Patient SpecimenSwabs x 3 in transport media at ambient temperature
Paediatric SpecimenSwabs x 3 in transport media at ambient temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0349 | x80349
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun 24 hrs
Turnaround Time48-72 hrs
Reference Interval

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: Hui Wang

Additional Information

If known previous positive MRSA status please indicate this on the requisition form.

Delphic Number Test Number9307

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