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Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua IMP, VIM, NDM, SIM, GES and IMI-carbapenemase gene PCR Enterobacterales, Pseudomonas and Acinetobacter Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua KPC carbapenemase gene PCR Enterobacterales Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua mecA gene PCR Staphylococci with borderline oxacillin susceptibility Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua OXA-23-like, OXA-40-like, OXA-58-like and OXA-51-like carbapenemase gene PCR Acinetobacter and Pseudomonas Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua OXA-48-like carbapenemase gene PCR Enterobacterales Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Plasmid-mediated AmpC β-lactamase gene PCR Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp and Salmonella spp Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Reference minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) Aerobic or facultative bacteria Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua vanA, vanB, vanC, vanD, vanE, vanG, vanN gene PCR Enterococcus faecalis and E. faecium Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Vancomycin-intermediate resistance in Staphylococcus aureus S. aureus Details
Health Science Nosocomial Infections Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Molecular typing by DNA macrorestriction analysis using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) Nosocomial pathogens Details
Health Science Nosocomial Infections Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua spa typing Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) Details
Health Science Nosocomial Infections Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 gene PCR Staphylococcus aureus Details
Health Science Nosocomial Infections Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Staphylococcal enterotoxins A-E gene PCR Staphylococcus aureus Details
Health Science Nosocomial Infections Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Staphylococcal exfoliative toxins A and B gene PCR Staphylococcus aureus Details
Health Science Bloodborne Virus Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Confirmation Hepatitis B virus Details
Health Science Bloodborne Virus Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua HBV DNA viral load Hepatitis B virus Details
Health Science Bloodborne Virus Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Anti-HCV confirmation Hepatitis C virus Details
Health Science Bloodborne Virus Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua HCV RNA PCR (quantitative) Hepatitis C virus Details
Health Science Bloodborne Virus Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Hepatitis D Antibodies (total) Hepatitis D virus Details
Health Science Bloodborne Virus Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua HIV-1 and HIV-2 confirmation Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Details