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VRE culture

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB238

 

Synonyms: 

VRE Screen

Methodology: 

Standard culture procedure

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

24-48 hours

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 swab Rectal culturette swab or Eswab
Transport: Sample should arrive within 2 hours of collection.

 

Reference Interval: 

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

87081

Last Changed: 

12/28/2016 12:59:02

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 1:54:02 PM