Sign in →

Test ID MICR0005 RECTAL SCREEN FOR STAPH AND STREP

Specimen Type/Requirements

Cleanse the sampling area with saline, followed by two applications of 70% alcohol, swab the leading edge of the inflamed area.

Transport Temperature

Transport specimen at room temperature. DO NOT SEND ON ICE OR FROZEN. In cold weather, send specimen in an insulated container.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily.

Methodology

Culture

CPT

87081

Storage On Site

Room temperature.

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo