Screen for Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus
ESwab standard tip collection kit (white)
Screw cap plastic container (sterile)
Ambient - 24 hours
Refrigerated - 24 hours
No VRE (Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus) isolated
Infection and colonization of hospital patients with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) is a problem due to the lack of antimicrobials for treatment of VRE infections and the possibility of transfer of the Van A and Van B resistance genes to other gram positive organisms, such as Staphylococcus aureus.