Nucleic Acid Probe; Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of Fligt; DNA Sequencing
AFB; Acid Fast Bacili; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterium; MTB; TB; AFB Susceptibilities
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
Pure isolate collected on an agar slant in a double-walled container
Positive broth 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.
Susceptibility Panel performed is based on the organism identified.
For Nocardia Identification refer to TC 14673 Bacterial Identification and Susceptibility, Aerobic or TC 34118 Bacteria Identification, Aerobic.