Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Rule out Carbapenem-resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Order Code : ROCRE
Synonyms: Detection of Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae
Specimen Type: 1. Rectal Swab or perianal swab preferred 2. stool
Container Type: 1. Rectal Swab or perianal swab preferred 2. stool
Required Volume: 1. Rectal Swab or perianal swab preferred 2. stool
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1. Rectal Swab or perianal swab preferred 2. stool
Methodology: Culture
Components: N/A
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 2-3 days
Special Handling: Refrigerate
CPT Codes: 87081
SHC EPIC Code: ROCRE
Causes For Rejection: Improperly labeled specimen. Improperly completed requisition. Specimen in wrong or leaking container.
Department: Microbiology