Culture - VRE Colonization
CATEGORY: MIC      MNEMONIC: VRE
LAB: WMC
DEPT: MICRO
DAYS SET: Daily
TAT: 3 days
CPT: 87081

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SYNONYMS:
     VRE Colonization

PREFERRED SPECIMEN:
     Rectal Swab or Stool

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
     Used to screen for VRE colonization of patients to be transferred to facilities requiring this test.

REFERENCE RANGE:
     No growth of VRE.