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Lab Test Dictionary

AFB Susceptibility, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex Primary Panel, Agar Method (1138X)

Methodology

Agar Method; Broth Method (pyrzainamide)


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

Tuesday and Thursday

Standard TAT

28-35 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Pure culture of isolate safely contained in a double-walled container

Container Type

Agar Slant

Collection Instructions

Identification of isolate is required.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Frozen: Unacceptable

Processing Instructions

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


Included Tests

Ethambutol, Isoniazid, Pyrazinamide, Rifampin and Streptomycin.


CPT Codes

87190 (x5)


Revised

09-26-22