Screening culture to identify vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) bacteria. This test is not intended for screening donor material.
Negative culture reported at 4 days. Positive culture reported as soon as detected.
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Transport swab in bacterial transport media.
All Enterococcus isolates are screened for vancomycin resistance.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Culture negative for vancomycin resistant Enterococcus.
Identification is billed separately from culture.
87081; Identification CPT codes may vary based on method
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0060363||Culture, Vanco-Resistant Enterococcus||13316-5|
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- Culture, VRE
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Culture