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STOOL SCREEN FOR VANCOMYCIN-RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCI (VRE)

Synonym(s):

​Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Screening, VRE Screening

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​Stool in screw-capped container (preferred) or rectal swab

Storage and Transport

Method

​Culture

Test Results

Enterococcus faecium (VRE), Enterococcus faecalis (VRE);
No Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus species isolated

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​3 – 6 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Saturday

Remarks

Change History Notes

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