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carbapenemase detection by pcr
Synonyms: KPC by PCR; CRE; NDM; carbapenemases 
Computer Code: (CRED)
Specimen Collection: Rectal swabs stored at room temperature up to 48 hours or up to 5 days refrigerated. 
Minimum Volume: NA 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport at room temperature within 48 hours of collection. 
Reference Values: No carbapenemase producing organisms were detected by PCR.  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: MOL DIAG
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2-24 hr 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87798, 87015 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 31
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 05/24/2016
Time: 21:27:28 (24hr)