Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus


Test Information

Test Name

Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus

Synonyms

VRE; Antimicrobial resistance Screen

Department

Microbiology

Preferred Specimen

Faeces or Rectal swab

Testing Location

PLBOP

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Collection Information

Preparation

  • VRE screens from the community is not funded.

Processing Information

Registration Code

VRE

Notes

  • Sample can be shared with ESBL testing

Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Contact Information

murray.robinson@pathlab.co.nz