OVSRP - Overview: OXA-48-like (blaOXA-48-like) and VIM (blaVIM) Surveillance, PCR

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: OVSRP    
OXA-48-like (blaOXA-48-like) and VIM (blaVIM) Surveillance, PCR

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

Identifying carriers of Gram-negative bacilli harboring OXA-48-like (oxacillin-hydrolyzing beta-lactamase) or VIM (Verona integron-encoded metallo-beta-lactamase) genes

Highlights

Detects OXA-48-like beta-lactamase and VIM metallo-beta-lactamase DNA (associated with antimicrobial resistance) in perirectal/rectal/perianal/anal swabs or stool.

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)

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

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

OXA-48 and VIM Surveillance PCR

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Carbapenem resistant CRE
Carbapenemase
Carbapenemase producing, carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
CP-CRE
Oxacillinase
OXA
OXA-48
OXA-48-like
VIM
CRE