Pathology Handbook

Anti Staphylococcal Activity

Synonyms

Anti staph activity.

Test Includes

Detection of residual antibiotics used in TB therapy present in the patients urine. This test is specifically for patients undergoing a course of antituberculous therapy.

Clincial Indications

TB therapy.

Request Form

Request via ICE

Availabilty

On request during normal working hours.

Specific Criteria

Details of the patients antibiotic regime.

Turnaround Time

24 hours.

Specimen

Mid stream urine.

Volume

20ml.

Container

White top universal.

Urine bottle white top

Causes For Rejection

Unlabelled/inadequately labelled sample.

Lab Handling

Process as soon as possible.