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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for VRE Screen

Recent changes for VRE Screen

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
1st August 2018
Collection & Request Instructions

A rectal swab is required.

 

A rectal swab is required.

Microbiology Specimen Collection Guide.

http://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/microbiology/Microbiology_Specimen_Collection_Guide.doc

31st July 2018
Collection & Request Instructions

A rectal swab is required.

Not in transport medium.

A rectal swab is required.

 

31st July 2018
Alternative names

VRE

Preferred Container Type

Swab - red top, plain swab, wooden shaft

Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)

VRE Screen

Alternate names:
VRE
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
VRE
Specimen types:
Swab
Container types:
Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)
Collection Instructions:

A rectal swab is required.

Microbiology Specimen Collection Guide.

http://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/microbiology/Microbiology_Specimen_Collection_Guide.doc

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
2-4 days

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW