#ExistRefRange>Susceptible, intermediate, or resistant.
||The following agents will be tested: clindamycin, daptomycin, erythromycin, gentamicin, levofloxacin, linezolid, nitrofurantoin, oxacillin, penicillin, quinupristin/dalfopristin, rifampin, tetracycline, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and vancomycin. For serious infections with coagulase-negative staphylococci, testing for the presence of mecA may be appropriate and will be performed in order to interpret the results for β-lactam agents. Selective reporting by organism and source.
For mecA gen testing, refer to Antimicrobial Susceptibility - mecA Gene by PCR (0060211).
An additional handling fee will be billed for all organisms submitted that are not in pure culture as indicated in the specimen requirements.
||Staphylococcus Susceptibility Panel (Antimicrobial Susceptibility - Staphylococcus)