This is a screening culture from any site for carriage of MRSA only, no age or source restrictions. Usual sources are nasal, rectal and groin. It DOES NOT include Gram stain or susceptibility. Order a Culture, Skin
or Culture, Exudate
if full work-up is desired on a lesion. MRSA PCR, Nasal Screen
and Nasal Complete MRSA/SA PCR
available as a separate order on nasal sources. MRSA SA Skin PCR Screen
available as a separate order on skin and soft tissue sources.