Candida auris Screen


Test Information

Test Name

Candida auris Screen

Synonyms

C.auris

Price

$90.00

Price Disclaimer

Many services are free for eligible patients. A minimum charge may apply. Prices listed are for unfunded, individual, requests. Please contact us for commercial testing.

Preferred Specimen

See notes

Testing Location

PLBOP/Referral


Processing Information

Registration Code

See notes for each site

Notes

Acceptable specimen types:

  • Axilla swab (Preferred)
  • Groin swab (Preferred)
  • Nasal swab
  • Anal/rectal swab
  • Urines from catheterised patients
  • Tracheal aspirates in bentilated patients

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Paid request, register as CAUR, send to PLBOP Microbiology for processing. Other request, register as CAUR, send to Waikato Hospital Laboratory. Refer to WHL link for specimen requirement.

- Tauranga

Hospital request - register as CAUR, PLBOP Microbiology for processing. Community request - Refer to Clinical Microbiologist to determine if appropriate request. Paid request, register as CAUR, send to PLBOP Microbiology for processing.

- Whakatane

Hospital request - register as CAUR, PLBOP Microbiology for processing. Community request - Refer to Clinical Microbiologist to determine if appropriate request. Paid request, register as CAUR, send to PLBOP Microbiology for processing.

- Rotorua

Hospital request - register as CAUR, PLBOP Microbiology for processing. Community request - Refer to Clinical Microbiologist to determine if appropriate request. Paid request, register as CAUR, send to PLBOP Microbiology for processing.

- Taupo

Hospital request - register as CAUR, PLBOP Microbiology for processing. Community request - Refer to Clinical Microbiologist to determine if appropriate request. Paid request, register as CAUR, send to PLBOP Microbiology for processing.


External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory (for PLW only)

External Lab Website