KNSRP - Overview: KPC (blaKPC) and NDM (blaNDM) Surveillance, PCR

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Test ID: KNSRP    
KPC (blaKPC) and NDM (blaNDM) Surveillance, PCR

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identifying carriers of carbapenem-resistant Enterobactericeae harboring KPC (Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase) or NDM (New Dehli metallo-beta-lactamase) genes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Using LightCycler and Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

KPC and NDM Surveillance PCR