LOINC
Version 2.67

90001-9Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA [Presence] in Nose by NAA with probe detectionActive

Term Description

This term can be used to report the results for assays that detect mec and SCCmec.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Part Description

LP34425-6   Staphylococcus aureus.methicillin resistant
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a staph infection that is resistant to multiple antibiotics. MRSA frequently causes skin infections, but can also cause pneumonia and, if untreated, can lead to sepsis. MRSA is spread when a person comes in contact with an infected wound or by sharing personal items with a person infected with MRSA. The risk of infection is increased in crowded spaces such as gyms, daycare centers, military bases, and patients being treated as inpatients in medical facilities. Studies have shown that one in three people are asymptomatic carriers of staph in their nose and that two people in 100 are carriers of MRSA. To prevent contracting MRSA, maintain good personal hygiene by frequently hand washing and bathing often, especially after exercise. Keep scrapes and open wounds covered and get medical attention for skin infections. MRSA infection of the skin may initially resemble a spider bite, but can become red, swollen, painful, warm to the touch, filled with pus, and accompanied by a fever.[https://www.cdc.gov/mrsa/index.html] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Staphylococcus aureus.methicillin resistant DNA
Property
PrThr
Time
Pt
System
Nose
Scale
Ord
Method
Probe.amp.tar

Additional Names

Short Name
MRSA DNA Nose Ql NAA+probe
Display Name
MRSA DNA NAA+probe Ql (Nose)

Basic Attributes

Class
MICRO
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.65
Last Updated
Version 2.65
Order vs. Observation
Both

Preferred Answer List LL360-9

Source: Regenstrief Institute

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Positive Copyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:10828004 Positive (qualifier value) LA6576-8
Negative Copyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:260385009 Negative (qualifier value) LA6577-6

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
79448-7 Staphylococcus aureus and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus panel - Nose by NAA with probe detection

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
金黄色葡萄球菌.甲氧西林耐药性 DNA:存在情况或阈值:时间点:鼻:序数型:探针法.基因扩增.靶向
nl-NLDutch (NETHERLANDS)
Staphylococcus aureus.methicillineresistent DNA:aanwezigheid:moment:neus:ordinaal:moleculaire techniek (PCR)
fr-BEFrench (BELGIUM)
Staphylococcus aureus.résistant à la méthicilline ADN:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:Nez:Ordinal:Sonde avec amplification de la cible
fr-CAFrench (CANADA)
Staphylococcus aureus.résistant à la méthicilline , ADN:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:Nez:Ordinal:Sonde avec amplification de la cible
de-ATGerman (AUSTRIA)
MRSA-DNA /Nasenabstrich PCR
it-ITItalian (ITALY)
Staphylococcus aureus.meticillino resistente , DNA:PrThr:Pt:Naso:Ord:Sonda.amp.tar
ru-RURussian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Staphylococcus aureus.медициллин резистентный ДНК:PrThr:ТчкВрм:Нос:Пор:Проба.усил.миш
es-ESSpanish (SPAIN)
Staphylococcus aureus resistente a meticilina ADN:PrThr:Punto temporal:Nariz:Ord:Sonda con amplificación dirigida
tr-TRTurkish (TURKEY)
Staphylococcus aureus.metisilin dirençli DNA:MevcEşik:Zmlı:Burun:Srl:Prob.amf.hdf

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