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Test ID: PFGE    
Bacterial Typing by Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE)

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 of DNA Fragments

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