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Lab Test Dictionary

15-Drug MIC Panel (NTM4)


Synonyms

AFB; Acid Fast Bacili; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterial; Mycobacterium; MTB; TB; AFB Susceptibility; AFB Susceptibilities

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to National Jewish (TSO)


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

2 Weeks


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Slant or 2 mL of a broth culture

Container Type

Agar Slant


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Rejection Criteria

Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms; Organisms on a Petri dish

Processing Instructions

Indicate original culture specimen ID, source, organism ID and drug in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet. Requires TSO form and completed NJH Mycobacteriology requisition submitted with specimen.


Included Tests

Amikacin, Kanamycin, Tobramycin, Cefoxitin, Imipenem, Ciprofloxacin, Doxycycline, Moxifloxacin, Tigecycline, Clarithromycin, Azithromycin, Augmentin, Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Linezolid, Clofazimine and Clofaximine/Amikacin.


Comments

National Jewish test code: NTM4. Requires TSO form and completed NJH Mycobacteriology requisition.


CPT Codes

87186


Revised

07-23-18

Initials

SL