Consultation outcome

UK SMI B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA

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Detail of outcome

The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 26 May 2020.

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Detail of feedback received

Timeline of review process

Date document started: 15 August 2017

Consultation: 19 January 2018 to 5 February 2018

Document discussed at the following working group meetings:

  • 7 February 2018
  • 11 July 2018
  • 13 February 2019

Date document issued: 26 May 2020

Original consultation


This consultation asks for comments in relation to B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA.

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Consultation description

Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.

This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA.

We have refined the process so that UK SMI users can comment more easily if they see no requirement for amendments to the document out for consultation.

This information is as important to the consultation process as comments.


B 29: closed consultation draft

B 29: closed consultation draft

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Published 19 January 2018
Last updated 27 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 'review of users' comments: May 2020'.

  2. First published.