Infection screen MSSA Screening (Renal/ Spinal)

Sample type: Various

Test name: Infection screen MSSA Screening (Renal/ Spinal) a.k.a. Pre-op, S. aureus screen, Infection

Condition / Indication: Pre-op, Poa

Special precautions & notes: Nose / axilla / groin others as protocol. Only available for specific departments and covers MRSA.

Reference range: Not Applicable

Container: See Notes

Ideal volume (mL): n/a

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Microbiology

Turnaround time: 3 days

Further information: Swabs -Amies charcoal swab, CSU - Sterile Boricon (Olive green top) tube, Sputum and Fluids - Universal (white top)