Use in screening for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae as recommended by CDC. This test is not intended for screening donor material.
Negative at 7 days
Positives as soon as detected
Rectal swab. Before submitting specimen(s), call (800) 242-2787, ext. 2248, to notify the Bacteriology Laboratory of the number of specimens being shipped and the date of shipment.
Transport swab in Eswab transport media (ARUP Supply #45877). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Culture negative for carbapenem-resistant organisms.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from culture.
87081; Identification CPT codes may vary based on method
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2011418||Culture, Carbapenem-Resistant Organism||73834-4|
- carbapenem resistance