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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Carbapenem Resistant Bacteria Screen
Sample
Rectal swab, faeces, wound swab, invasive device, urine, sputum
Sample container
Universal container or swab
Volume required
N/A
Storage
2 - 8C
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
Please provide clinical information. 
When using ICM/Anglia please order CRE Screen and indicate sample type in the clinical information.
Turn around time
3 days
Last modified: 02/08/2017