AVAILABLE TESTS FOR STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS SCREENS

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 2:06:30 PM

Testing options for Staphylococcus aureus

2 Tests are now available

Test Name: MRSA SCREEN Organism screened For: Oxacillin resistant Staph. aureus ONLY MRSA) Utilizes chromogenic media that identifies MRSA ONLY. Used for infection control surveillance. Turnaround Time: 24 hours

Test Name: STAPH SCREEN Organism Screened For: All Staph. aureus - Utilizes general purpose media for the recovery of all Staphylococcus aureus isolates. Turnaround Time: 48 hours

For questions please contact Diane Madison, Supervisor of Microbiology at 763-6269 or 6528.



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