Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

Microbiology Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

2-5 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Detection of resistance to Methicillin in Staphylococcus aureus.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

METHICILLIN RESIST STAPH

6310

Method Description
  • Screen Agar
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 87077
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

All Sample Types

Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Slants/Plates
Sample Stability
N/A
Transport
Ambient
Notes
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing to predict the in vivo success or failure of antibiotic therapy. Tests are performed in vitro and measure the growth response of a Staphyloccous aureus isolate to Methicillin.