Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE)

Microbiology Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

2-5 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Detection of resistance to Vancomycin in Enterococcus species.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

VANCOMYCIN RES ENTERO

6003

Method Description
  • Screen Agar
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 87077
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

All Sample Types

Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Slants/Plates
Sample Stability
Sample must be Enterococcus species
Transport
Ambient
Notes
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing to predict the in vivo success or failure of antibiotic therapy. Tests are performed in vitro and measure the growth response of an Enterococcus isolate to Vancomycin.