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Test ID: VRERP    
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus, Molecular Detection, PCR, Varies

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

Identifying carriers of vancomycin-resistant enterococci

Highlights

This test detects the presence of either vanA or vanB, which confer vancomycin resistance in Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium (and occasionally other organisms).

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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

VRE PCR

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

VRE (Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus)