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  VRE Culture Specimen Type:
  also known as VRE Screen

Other


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 2 Swabs
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample:  
Absolute minimum amount: 2 mL or 2 Swabs
Method of collection: Swabs in Transport Tube
Transportation: Deliver to Lab in 1-2 hours
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Microbiology/Virology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Maximum 1 Culture in 24 Hours
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 24 hours for Preliminary / 48-96 Hours for FINAL
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-105
For Thornton deliver to: Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : Specimens accepted in Microbiology Room 2-105, 24 hours/day
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: N/A
SOFT LAB abbreviation: CXVRE
Secondary code: 4233
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A