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MRSA Screen (Previous Positive)


charcoal swab universal

Test Usage

Confirmation of positive/ test of clearance


Swabs, Urine

Specimen container

Charcoal Swabs, White top Universal Container (Urine)

To Request On EPIC

For electronic requesting using EPIC (RDUH ONLY):

Search for: ‘MRSA Screen (full screen)‘ or test code ‘O1230212‘ – read the guidance and select the appropriate tests


Tested at RDUH

Processing Time

24-48 Hours

Useful Links

SMI B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA

MRSA Screening – Lab Tests Online UK

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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