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Culture, Screen for Staph aureus

Mnemonic:    [.DOE Only]
Name:    Culture, Screen for Staph aureus
Specimen:     Culturette with transport media. Specify exact site.
  Method:    Bacteriologic Culture
Note:    This is a restricted test which can only be ordered by the laboratory in DOE [.C STAPH].

Negative cultures are usually reported out at 48-72 hours. Reports may be delayed if additional testing is required.