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ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE SURVEILLANCE REFERENCE LABORATORY

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 BACTERIAL ISOLATES AVAILABLE LAB. PROCEDURE  SPECIMEN VOLUME / QUANTITY TIME OF COLLECTION COLLECTION/STORAGE/HANDLING/TRANSPORT RUNNING DAY FEE(PhP) TURN AROUND TIME
I.   Aerobic Bacteria:

1.     Gram Negative Organisms

       

 

Minimum inhibitory concentration (Gradient Etest or Broth dilution Method)

       

 

Pure isolate of aerobic bacteria

       

 

Not applicable

       

 

Monday to Thursday

       

 

Nutrient Agar slant/butt

       

 

Monday to Thursday

       

 

P 1,330.00

per antibiotic

       

 

48 hours

 

1.1Enterobacteriaceae(all)

1.2 Enteric Pathogens1.2.1 Salmonella

1.2.2 Shigellae

1.2.3 Vibrio cholerae 01

1.3 Non-Enterobacteriaceae1.3.1  Acinetobacter spp.

1.3.2  B. cepacia

1.3.3  P. aeruginosa

1.3.4  S. maltophilia

1.3.5  Other non-fermenting

organisms

1.4 Haemophillus influenzae

1.5 Haemophillusparainfluenzae

1.6 Neisseria gonorrhoeae

1.7 Neisseria meningitides

1.8 Moraxella catarrhalis

 Chocolate Agar Slant

2.  Gram Positive Organisms:

2.1 Enterococcus spp.

2.2 Staphylococcus spp.

2.3 S. pneumoniae

2.4 S. agalactiae

2.5 S. pyogenes

2.6 B-hemolytic streptococci

2.7 Other streptococci

  Nutrient Agar butt
Chocolate Agar Slant
Blood Agar Slant
II.  Salmonellae Serogrouping /Re-identification Pure isolate of Salmonella Nutrient Agar slant/butt P 1,680.00 24 hours
Serotyping /Re-identification Pure isolate of Salmonella Nutrient Agar slant/butt P 2,900.00 3 days
III.Salmonellae/Shigellae/methicillin  resistant S. aureus/V. cholera 01 Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) Pure isolate of Salmonellae/Shigellae/Methicillin resistant S. aureus& V. cholera 01 Nutrient Agar slant/butt P 4,080.00 3 days
IV.E. coli / K. pneumoniae PCR for NDM 1PCR on ESBL Pure isolate of E. coli / K. pneumoniae Nutrient Agar slant/butt P 3,500.00 24 hours
V. S. aureus PCR for mec A Pure isolate of S. aureus