Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Staphylococcus Aureus Culture Methicillin-Resistant Order Code : ROMRS
Synonyms: R/O MRSA; MRSA Screen Culture; Nasal Culture For MRSA
Specimen Type: Swab
Container Type: Culturette swab
Methodology: Culture on supportive and selective media.
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 2-3 days
Special Handling: Ship immediately to Stanford Microbiology Lab at room temperature.
CPT Codes: 87081
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB234
SHC EPIC Code: LABROMRS
Causes For Rejection: Improperly labeled specimen. Improperly completed requisition. Specimen in wrong container.
Department: Microbiology