Name: Culture, VRE
Test Name: Culture, VRE
Health Link Test Code: HCSURVC
LIS Test Code: SURVC
CPT Code(s): 87081; Additional CPT codes may be added for processing, identification, and susceptibility testing.
Detect presence of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus
Days Performed: Daily.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: Preliminary report: 1 day. Final report: 2 days minimum.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.
Specimen: See collection instructions.
Collect stool or a rectal swab. Only VRE will be identified if present.
Sample Analyzed: See collection instructions.
Transport specimen to the laboratory within 2 hours of collection.
Negative for vancomycin resistant Enterococcus
Interpretation Type: Expected Results