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Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Culture Only
Collect: Bacterial swab transport, Urine in urine culture transport, Stool in fecal C&S transport vial.
Specimen Preparation: One swab from each site, Urine culture transport filled to fill line, OR Fecal culture transport. Storage Instructions: Maintain specimen at room temperature.Causes for Rejection: Specimen received without proper identification; inappropriate specimen transport device; unlabeled specimen or name discrepancy between specimen and request label; specimen received after prolonged delay (usually more than 72 hours)
Stability: Room temperature 72 hours
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