Lab Code : XINCUL
Clinical Indications To screen for the following organisms:
Sample Required Swabs in Amies transport medium
Transport/Storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight
Turnaround Time 3 days
Samples may be referred to Public Health England for further investigation.
Due to a recent change in the method used to detect carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, the laboratory is not currently accredited for this test.