Carbapenem Resistant Organism Screen (CRE)


Test Information

Test Name

Carbapenem Resistant Organism Screen (CRE)

Synonyms

CRE screen; KPC screening; Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (CPE)

Department

Microbiology

Preferred Specimen

Rectal Swab or Faeces

Testing Location

PLBOP


Processing Information

Registration Code

CROS


Methodology

Contact Information

murray.robinson@pathlab.co.nz