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mrsa screen, culture
Synonyms: Nose Culture 
Computer Code: (MRSAC)
Specimen Collection: Swab nares with culturette swab, crush ampule, transport to lab. 
Minimum Volume: NA 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate. Transport specimen on wet ice. 
Reference Values: No MRSA isolated.  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: SPEC M
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 1-3 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87081 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 14
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/18/2014
Time: 17:29:05 (24hr)