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Roseburg, OR
A 26-year-old female asked:

For obgyn: do you generaly test for mrsa in a pre natal blood screening that is drawn on the first visit?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Generally no: A patient may be tested for MRSA if there is a previous history or current suspicious infection. It is not a routine prenatal test anytime during the pregnancy discuss this with your OB clinician.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
No: No blood test for MRSA except for culture.
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Last updated Nov 2, 2015

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