Nucleic Acid Probe
AFB; Acid Fast Bacili; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterium; MTB; TB
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Pure isolate collected on an agar slant in a double-walled container
3 mL positive broth collected in bottle or tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 30 Days; Refrigerated: 30 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Indicate original culture specimen ID and source in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet.
For Nocardia Identification refer to TC 14673 Bacterial Identification and Susceptibility, Aerobic or TC 34118 Bacteria Identification, Aerobic.
87149; 87118; 87153; 87190