METHICILLIN RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS DNA AMPLIFICATION

Synonyms: MRSA DNA by PCR
Computer Code: (MRSAD)
Specimen Collection: Swab nares with culturette swab.
Minimum Volume: N/A
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate if time delay in transport.
Reference Values: No MRSA DNA detected.
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MOL DIAG
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 4-24 hrs
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87641
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII