24 - 72 hours
Antibiotic Resistance Precautions Screen
Resistant Organism Screen
VANCO RES ENTEROCOCCI CULTURE
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To screen patients for VRE and determine when Contact Precautions is needed.
No Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) isolated.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect fresh random stool, rectal swab, or open wound present longer than 2 weeks. Add stool specimen to stool culture transport until liquid reaches fill line; emulsify specimen thoroughly in transport fluid. Store at room temperature and send stool in stool culture transport or swab in aerobic transport within 48 hours of collection. Indicate VRE screen on requisition.