Culture VRE Screen (VRE Screen,VRE Culture)

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
Stool or urine in container. Gel or non-gel swabs

Testing Frequency: Daily

Transport Container
XGE Swab (Gel)

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated or Room temp based on specimen type

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 24 hours refrigerated (stool & urine) 48 hrs-swabs at RT

Routine culture

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.