DescriptionDry swab red cap

  • Colour coded RED
  • Pack contains: Sterile wooden-shafted swab
  • Use for MRSA screens only
  • Do not use for general bacteriology samples


Label the specimen with:

  • Surname
  • Forename
  • Date of birth (not age) OR unique identity number (MRN number, NHS number)
For further information, see: Pathology policy for specimen and request form labelling for pathology users