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VRE Screen, Stool

Test Name:VRE Screen, Stool
Epic Order Code:LAB5880
CPT Code:87081
Specimen(s) Type:Feces
Acceptable Container(s): Plastic leak-proof cup with screw cap

Or rectal swab – Blue top culture swab
Testing Schedule:7 days/week
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: 48 hours
Collection Information:Refer to Microbiology Collection Information by Source.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:Maintain at room temperature. Original specimen must be received in lab within 24 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, improper/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative