Test Catalog

Test ID: OXVRP    
OXA-48-like (blaOXA-48-like) and VIM (blaVIM) in Gram-Negative Bacilli, Molecular Detection, PCR

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessing pure isolates of Gram-negative bacilli for mechanism of carbapenem resistance

Highlights

Rapid molecular test that detects OXA-48-like beta-lactamase and VIM metallo-beta-lactamase DNA associated with antimicrobial resistance in isolates of Gram-negative bacilli.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Using LightCycler and Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

OXA-48 and VIM PCR

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Carbapenem resistant CRE
Carbapenemase producing, carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Carbapenemase
CP-CRE
Oxacillinase
OXA
OXA-48
OXA-48-like
VIM
CRE