CPE PCR, CP-CRE PCR, Carbapenemase PCR
Rectal sample in single eSwab.
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Despatch all samples to Diagnostic Bacteriology laboratory as soon as possible.
Commercial Real-Time PCR; Cepheid Xpert® Carba-R Assay
(Targets: KPC, NDM, OXA-48 like, IMP-1, VIM)
(Target) DNA Not Detected;
(Target) DNA Detected;
4 - 24 hours
Leaked samples will be rejected.
All types of swabs other than eSwabs will be rejected.