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)

(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.

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Reporting Name A shorter/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