Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Screen Order Code : ROVRE
Synonyms: R/O VRE; VRE Screen; Enterococcus Vanco-resistant; Vanco-resistant Enterococcus Screen
Specimen Type: Any site (stool, urostomy, gastrostomy, decubitus ulcer) but is most often stool or rectal swab.
Container Type: Swab in culturette or stool in clean container
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): Rectal Swab
Methodology: Selective broth enrichment culture.
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 2-3 days
Special Handling: Refrigerate
CPT Codes: 87081
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB238
SHC EPIC Code: LABROVRE
Causes For Rejection: Leaking container.
Department: Microbiology