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Detection / control MRSA, pharyngeal swabs

Fee code: 20009

Physician:

Climent Casals Pascual

Laboratory:

> Microbiology Department

Method description

Culture in selective and diferenciated medium

Delivery time

4 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

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Specimen type

Pharyngeal smear

Specimen volume

1 escobillón faríngeo

Specimen minimum volume

1 escobillón por localización

Collection instructions

Throat swab: rub the wall of the pharynx to the swab

Preanalytic treatment

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Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Swabs without medium of transport, Sample collected at the wrong time interval or improper transportation conditions, Non-sterile sample container, Duplicate sample on the same day and for the same analysis

Results

Interpretative report of the results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Detección / control MRSA      

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