Refer to individual SMIs for organism identification.
4.6.1 Minimum level of identification in the laboratory
Organisms may be further identified if this is clinically or epidemiologically indicated.
4.7 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Refer to British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) and/or EUCAST guidelines. Prudent use of antimicrobials according to local and national protocols is recommended.
4.8 Referral for Outbreak Investigations
4.9 Referral to Reference Laboratories
For information on the tests offered, turn around times, transport procedure and the other requirements of the reference laboratory click here for user manuals and request forms.
Organisms with unusual or unexpected resistance, and whenever there is a laboratory or clinical problem, or anomaly that requires elucidation should be sent to the appropriate reference laboratory.
Contact appropriate devolved national reference laboratory for information on the tests available, turn around times, transport procedure and any other requirements for sample submission:
England and Wales
5 Reporting Procedure
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