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MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

Category Microbiology Laboratory
Test MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Description

EMSL Analytical, Inc. now provides MRSA Analysis of Environmental Samples (swab). Please note, we are not able to accept clinical specimens for testing.

For more information on MRSA see the following links:

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ar_mrsa_ca_clinicians.html
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/mrsa/camrsa/index.html
http://www.dermatologytimes.com/dermatologytimes/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=137282
http://www.nyhealth.gov/diseases/communicable/mrsa/ca-mrsa.htm
http://www.cchd.org/disease_factsheets/ca_mrsa.htm

This culture-based MRSA testing is offered in our Cinnaminson, NJ and Denver, CO laboratories.

1 Week TAT Results - Call For Pricing
Test Code for MRSA Presence/Absence is M729
Test Code for MRSA Quantitative is M730

Sample retention time - 1 week