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Test ID: KNSRP    
Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (blaKPC) and New Delhi Metallo-beta-Lactamase (blaNDM) Surveillance, PCR, Varies

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

Identifying carriers of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacilli harboring Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase or New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase genes

Highlights

Detects Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)and New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM) DNA (associated with antimicrobial resistance) in perirectal/rectal/perianal/anal swabs or fecal specimens.

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)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

KPC and NDM Surveillance PCR