AFB; Acid Fast Bacil; Mycobacterium; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterial; MTB; TB; AFB Susceptibilities
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Pure culture of a Runyon group IV mycobacteria (rapid growers) safely contained in a Double-walled safety container
Mixed cultures or organisms not considered rapid growing mycobacteria; Raw specimens; Frozen isolates; Isolates overgrown with bacteria, yeast, and fungi
Indicate original culture specimen ID, source, and organism ID in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet.
Amikacin, Cefoxitin, Ciprofloxacin, Clarithromycin, Doxycycline, Imipenem, Linezolid, Moxifloxacin, Tigecycline, Tobramycin, and Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole.