Lab Test: MRSA PCR

Common Name:MRSA PCR
Test Name:Methicillin Resistant Staph Aures (MRSA)
Synonyms:MRSA Screen MSSA Screen SA Screen MRSA DNA Staph aureus DNA Nasal MRSA Screen Nasal Staph Screen

2 nasal swabs- Red top (with red writing) with liquid Amies or Liquid Stuart soaked sponges. Display image

Collection Minimum Volume:

Collect and submitt both swabs.

Storage Transport:Refrigerated
Stability:Room Remp: 24 hrs Refrigerated: 5 days
Resulting:Same day
Testing Location:Madison Memorial Hospital
CPT Code:87640

Testing Location

Madison Memorial Hospital

450 E Main St
Rexburg, Idaho 83440
(208) 359-6900