AFB; Acid Fast Bacili; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterial; Mycobacterium; MTB; TB; AFB Susceptibility; AFB Susceptibilities
Quest forwards to National Jewish (TSO)
Other Reference Test
Slant or 2 mL of a broth culture
Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms; Organisms on a Petri dish
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.
Amikacin, Kanamycin, Tobramycin, Cefoxitin, Imipenem, Ciprofloxacin, Doxycycline, Moxifloxacin, Tigecycline, Clarithromycin, Azithromycin, Augmentin, Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Linezolid, Clofazimine and Clofaximine/Amikacin.
National Jewish test code: NTM4. Requires TSO form and completed NJH Mycobacteriology requisition.