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Test Catalog

Test ID: CARNP    
Carbapenemase Detection-Carba NP Test, Varies

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Shipping Instructions

1. See Infectious Specimen Shipping Guidelines in Special Instructions for shipping information.

2. Place specimen in a large infectious container (T146) and label as an etiologic agent/infectious substance.

Necessary Information

Specimen source and organism identification are required.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Organism

Supplies: Infectious Container, Large (T146)

Container/Tube: Slant

Specimen Volume: Isolate

Collection Instructions: Submit Enterobacteriaceae or Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolate in pure culture (ie, not mixed with other organisms), actively growing.

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

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Other Agar plate

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated