Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

24 - 72 hours

MiChart Code
Staphylococcus aureus Culture
Soft Order Code
STSN

Test Updated:

Synonyms

TEIC
Culture, Staphylococcus aureus
Staph Screen
STSN
STAPHYLOCOCCUS CULTURE
TEICHOIC ACID

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Culture

Test Usage

Isolate and identify Staphylococcus aureus.

Reference Range

No Staphylococcus aureus isolated.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Specimen types: nose, nasopharynx or any other source.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen from nose, nasopharynx, or other source and place in aerobic transport tube. (ESwab)

ESwab
Normal Volume
1 swab (ESwab)
Minimum Volume
1 swab (ESwab)

Billing Information

CPT Code
87081
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.