ORSA(MRSA)NASAL CARRIER SCREEN

Test Code
SS

CPT Codes
87081

Preferred Specimen
NASAL

Transport Container
COPAN SWAB


Transport Temperature
RT-48 HRS


Setup Schedule
Set Up:
Report Available:

Reference Range
ORSA (MRSA) NASAL CARRIER SCREEN


Clinical Significance
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans.

Performing Laboratory
LMH - Microbiology x3758 or 3759: Molecular  x3170



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.