Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE)<<Return to Laboratory
Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) of Gram negative organisms.
- Urinary tract infection
Send cultures as growth on culture medium or in transport medium.
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Completed Antimicrobial Resistance and Nosocomial Infections Requisition.
Gram negative organisms may include but are not limited to: E. coli, Klebsiella sp., Acinetobacter sp., Pseudomonas sp. PFGE will only be applied for outbreak investigations or comparative purpose. Please consult lab prior to requesting test.
We have in-house standardized methods for E. coli, Klebsiella sp, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Results are compared to national databases.
10 calendar days.
In House Methods.