Staphylococcus aureus Screen, Culture

The Staphylococcus aureus Screen, Culture test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Primarily used to detect carriage of Staphylococcus aureus. Recovery of S. aureus from a site does not necessarily indicate infection. Screening allows identification of potential sources from which this organism can be transmitted to other individuals. Results will also indicate if the isolate is a methicillin resistant strain (MRSA).

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: Staphylococcus aureus Screen Culture, Staphylococcus aureus, Culture

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