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Test ID: PFGE    
Bacterial Typing by Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis, Varies

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

Investigating infection outbreaks by a single bacterial species

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

Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis

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

Bacterial Typing

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

PFGE (Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis)
Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE)
Listeria spp
Bacillus spp.
Enterococcus spp.
Streptococcus spp.
Lactobacillus spp.
non-Enterobacteriaceae
Clostridium perfringens
Typing
Serratia spp.
Pseudomonas spp.
Staphylococcus spp.
Acinetobacter spp.
Yersinia enterocolitica
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Sphingomonas paucimobilis
Citrobacter freundii
Enterobacter spp.
Klebsiella spp.
Achromobacter spp.
Salmonella spp.
Ralstonia spp.
Burkholderia cepacia
Elizbethkngae spp.