Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : R/O Staphylococcus aureus Order Code : ROSAUR
Synonyms: R/O staph aureus; Staph aureus screen culture
Specimen Type: Throat; Skin; Nares
Container Type: Culturette
Methodology: Culture on supportive and selective media
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 1-2 days
Special Handling: Follow Universal Standard Precaution and Dangerous Goods Guideline. Refrigerated; ship to Stanford Microbiology Laboratory immediately.
CPT Codes: 87081
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB1367
SHC EPIC Code: LABROSAUR
Causes For Rejection: Improperly labeled specimen; improperly completed requisition; specimen in wrong or leaking container.
Department: Microbiology