OXVRP - Overview: OXA-48-like (blaOXA-48-like) and VIM (blaVIM) in Gram-Negative Bacilli, Molecular Detection, PCR

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Test Name

Test ID: OXVRP    
OXA-48-like (blaOXA-48-like) and VIM (blaVIM) in Gram-Negative Bacilli, Molecular Detection, PCR

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

Assessing pure isolates of Gram-negative bacilli for mechanism of carbapenem resistance


Rapid molecular test that detects OXA-48-like beta-lactamase and VIM metallo-beta-lactamase DNA associated with antimicrobial resistance in isolates of Gram-negative bacilli.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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.


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

OXA-48 and VIM PCR

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

Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Carbapenem resistant CRE
Carbapenemase producing, carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae