Diagnostic Test Directory

Microbiology Laboratory

Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase PCR (For Outside Clients Only)

  • Synonyms: KPC

    Collect

    Organism must be sent to the lab on a slant (for instructions call x42330 or 215-590-2330)

    Volume Required

    1 slant

    Minimum Required

    1 slant

    Transport

    Send to lab at room temperature

    Stability

    72 hours

Days Performed

Monday-Friday (excluding holidays)

Reported

2-3 days

CPT

87798

Methodology

PCR