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methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus dna amplification
Synonyms: MRSA DNA by PCR 
Computer Code: (MRSAD)
Specimen Collection: Swab nares with culturette swab, crush ampule, transport to lab. 
Minimum Volume: N/A 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate if time delay in transport. 
Reference Values: No MRSA DNA detected.  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: MOL DIAG
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 4-24 hr 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87641 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 31
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Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/18/2014
Time: 19:21:29 (24hr)