Dry swab

Description

  • Colour coded RED
  • Pack contains:
    • Sterile wooden-shafted swab
  • Use for MRSA screens only
  • Do not use for general bacteriology samples
Dry swab for MRSA screens

Notes

Label the specimen with:

  • Surname
  • Forename
  • Date of birth (not age) OR unique identity number (MRN number, NHS number)

For further information, see: PATHOLOGY POLICY FOR SPECIMEN AND REQUEST FORM LABELLING FOR PATHOLOGY USERS PDF file

 


Page last reviewed: 26/09/2014