mcr1 and mcr3 gene PCR

Registry Details

Area Health Science
Lab name Antibiotic Reference Laboratory
Lab location Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua
Test name mcr1 and mcr3 gene PCR
Organisms Enterobacterales, Pseudomonas
Requested for surveillance yes
Notice required no
Routine turnaround time 6 working days
Culture requirements Pure culture
Media requirements A slope on any medium that supports the growth of the organism
Pre-transport requirements Ambient temperature
Transport requirements Ambient temperature
Unacceptable sample types Clinical samples will not be accepted
How results reported The results will state whether mcr1 or mcr3 were detected