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Test ID: KPNRP    
KPC (blaKPC) and NDM (blaNDM) in Gram-Negative Bacilli, Molecular Detection, PCR

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Collection Container/Tube: Slant

Specimen Volume: Isolate

Collection Instructions:

1. Organism must be in pure culture, actively growing.

2. Place specimen in a large infectious container (Supply T146) and label as an etiologic agent/infectious substance.

Additional Information:

1. Organism identification and specimen source are required.

2. See Infectious Material in Special Instructions. 

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Agar Plate

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
VariesAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated