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Lab Test Dictionary

Mycobacteria PCR, Culture and Smear, Non-Respiratory (14685)


Synonyms

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

Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01592


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Refer to Quest TC 4554 and 30277 for specimen requirements.

Collection Instructions

Refer to Quest TC 4554 and 30277 for specimen requirements.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-Only

Processing Instructions

Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.


Included Tests

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex, PCR, Non-Respiratory, Mycobacteria Culture, Concentration and Acid-Fast Bacilli Stain.


CPT Codes

87206, 87116, 87556; 87015; 87149; 87118; 87153; 87190


Revised

09-27-22