Infection screen Pseudomonas Screening (NICU)

Container: See Notes

Sample type: Various

Test name: Infection screen Pseudomonas Screening (NICU) a.k.a. Screening, NICU Screen

Special precautions & notes: Nose / axilla / groin others as protocol. If multiple screens required (e.g. MRSA and PSE) request screen in ICE, print labels, then request second screen and print labels. Both labels can be attached to the same swab (e.g. nose swab).

Reference range: Not Applicable

Container: See Notes

Ideal volume (mL): n/a

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Microbiology

Turnaround time: 2 days

Further information: Swabs -White liquid Transwab CSU - Sterile Boricon (Olive green/Red top) tube, Sputum and Fluids - Universal (white top)