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Lab Test Dictionary

AFB Susceptibility, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex, Secondary Panel, Agar Method (1139X)

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

Tuesday and Thursday

Standard TAT

21-28 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Pure culture of isolate safely contained in a double-walled 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 and organism ID in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet.


Included Tests

Amikacin, Capreomycin, Ciprofloxacin, Cycloserine, Ethionamide and p-Aminosalicyclic Acid.


CPT Codes

87190 (x6)


Revised

09-26-22