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Test Code VRE/LAB238 Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Culture

Performing Laboratory

Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center

Specimen Requirements

Rectal Swab; Stool

Swab or stool in sterile transportation cup

Specimen Transport Temperature and Stability

Room Temperature 24 hours

Specimen Minimum

Pea sized stool specimen

Reasons for Rejection

Improper collection, transport or labeling.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Performing Department

ARRMC Microbiology

Test Classification and CPT Coding



Screening culture with presumptive ID of pathogen.