MRSA Infection tests
MRSA Infection

Tests could include:

  • History and Physical Exam
  • Blood Culture
  • Wound Culture and Sensitivity
  • Staphylococcus Species Culture
  • Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis Bacterial Typing
  • Latex Fixation Tests
  • Peripheral Blood Smear
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Culture and Sensitivity
  • A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and involves a simple blood draw. A laboratory tests the blood sample and the results ar...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A blood smear is a diagnostic test used to look for abnormalities within the blood. The cell types are examined under a microscope for unusual shapes or sizes. There are three main cells within the blood that the test focuses on: red cells (which ...
    Source:HLCMS
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