Carbapenemase producing organism screen

Code

MDR

Sample Reqs

STM (rectal)

Turnaround

4-5 days

Special instructions

Presumptive positive isolates will be sent to the PHE reference laboratory for confirmation.



Sample type guide

STM

Orange/Blue swab for culture – swab in transport medium

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 13/12/20

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