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Carbapenemase Gene Detection PCR

Order Name Carbapenema PCR
Test Number: 6908165
Revision Date 10/05/2021
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
KPC Gene by PCR
Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction 49617-4 
NDM Gene by PCR
Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction 73982-1 
OXA-48 Gene by PCR
Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction 63368-5 
VIM Gene by PCR
Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction 63368-5 
IMP Gene by PCR
Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction 63368-5 
CarbaR Interpretation
Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction 48767-8 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred Stool, Random Swab Refrigerated
Instructions Collect: Rectal eSwab
Specimen Prep: Transport rectal swab in eSwab transport media. Please each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Temperature: Refrigerated/Frozen
Stability: Room temperature- 48 hours; Refrigerated-6 days; Frozen-6 days
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Sun - Sat 
Expected TAT 2 days after set up  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2014284
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 87798
Lab Section Reference Lab