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Name of Test
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Culture
Alternate Names
VRE
SoftLab Order Code
CXVRE
Epic Order Name
VANCOMYCIN RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCUS CULTURE
Epic Order ID
LAB238
Laboratory
In House
Raleigh
Additional Test Information
”eswab”
Sample Type
Stool or Rectal Swab preferred. Any site is acceptable for VRE culture
Collection Container
E-Swab or sterile container
Collecting Volume
one swab
Storage or Stability
E-swab: Ambient - stable 48 hours. It is recommended to transport to the laboratory as soon as possible.

Sterile container: Ambient - stable 1 hour

Instructions
Microbiology Specimen Collection and Transport
 
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