Hospital-acquired MRSA has been an issue for a number of years but more recently community-acquired or CA-MRSA is becoming an emergent issue.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. now provides MRSA Analysis of Environmental Samples (swab, bulk, or water). Please note, we are not able to accept clinical specimens for testing.
For more information on MRSA see the following links:
Test Code for MRSA by culture is M133
Sample retention time - 1 week