Collection Method


Kit Requirements

Nasal swab

Turn Around Time

5-7 Business Days Turnaround times are estimates


Sample Report


MARCoNS (Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Coagulase Negative Staphylococci) is an antibiotic resistant staph infection that resides deep in the nose. MARCoNS are very slow growing however, can have such an effect on one’s health leading to chronic fatigue, hormonal imbalances, and more.  The MARCoNS test should be considered when mould is an issue and when low MSH results are present. For those that mould is the issue, the first step is living and working in a relatively mould free place.


  • MARCoNS (Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Coagulase Negative Staphylococci)

Test Method

Culture and identification by MALDI-TOF and conventional biochemicals

Common Conditions

  • Nutritional and Dietary Symptoms
    • Chronic Fatigue
  • Other Health Conditions
    • Cytokine dysfunction
    • Low MSH levels
    • Mould infection
  • Endocrine and Hormonal Health
    • Hormone Imbalance

Notice To Patients

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

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How it works

Step 1

Order test

Your referring practitioner will place this order via their online portal.

Step 2

Collect Samples

A test kit will be dispatched to you and you can conveniently collect your sample in the comfort of your home.

Step 3

Return Samples

Return samples for analysis via the provided courier packaging.

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