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Lab Test Dictionary

AFB Susceptibility, Custom Drug Panel (1) (19585X)

Methodology

Agar Proportion


Synonyms

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

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday, Tuesday and Thursdaay

Standard TAT

7-28 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Pure culture in a double-walled safety container

Container Type

Agar Slant


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Frozen: Unacceptable

Processing Instructions

Indicate original culture specimen ID, source, organism ID and drug in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet.


CPT Codes

87186


Revised

09-26-22