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VRE Screen

Alternative Names:Vancomycin resistant enterococcus screen
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:VRE
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Swab
Container Types:
Gel SwabGel Swab
Adults Volume or Mass:1 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:1 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:
  1. Rectal and Groin swab preferred.
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Daily