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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for MRSA Screen

Recent changes for MRSA Screen

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
1st August 2018
Collection & Request Instructions

Microbiology Specimen Collection Guide

 

31st July 2018
Preferred Container Type

Swab - red top, plain swab, wooden shaft

Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)

Notes

Use dry swab (not in transport media)

The transit of specimen from Angliss or Maroondah lab and out of working hour collection may cause the prolonged turnaround time

The transit of specimen from Angliss or Maroondah lab and out of working hour collection may cause the prolonged turnaround time

MRSA Screen

Alternate names:
Methicillin Resistant Staph. Aureus Screen, MRSA culture
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
MRSA
Specimen types:
Swab
Container types:
Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Microbiology Specimen Collection Guide

 

Notes:

The transit of specimen from Angliss or Maroondah lab and out of working hour collection may cause the prolonged turnaround time

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
1-2 days

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW