Due to a nationwide shortage of culture swabs, quantities may be restricted or types of kits (nasopharyngeal or nasal) may be substituted.

 

 

 

WHO WE ARE

Microbiology DX is a CLIA certified and Massachusetts licensed microbiology laboratory founded to provide testing for patients and healthcare providers who are concerned about fungal and bacterial exposure due to water damaged buildings.  We specialize in MARCoNS testing of nares cultures (and other culture sources) per Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker’s protocol for Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS).

 

WHAT WE DO

We test nares and other culture sources for MARCoNS and other bacteria isolated and fungi including mold and yeast in clinical specimens.  We perform susceptibility testing on bacterialorganisms isolated when appropriate to assist clinicians with treatment regimens.

 

WORKING WITH US

We work with clinicians including MD, DO, ND

NP, PA,DC and other healthcare professionals nationwide and internationally to assist with diagnosis and treatment of CIRS

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Available Tests
  • MARCoNS – Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Coagulase Negative Staphylococcus

  • Biofilm Analysis

  • All pathogenic gram positive and gram negative bacteria

  • Fungus (mold & yeast) identification

  • General Diagnostic Microbiology