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Lab Test Dictionary

Mycobacterium avium Complex MIC Panel (19796)

Methodology

Broth Microdilution


Synonyms

Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC); M. Avium; AFB; Acid Fast Bacili; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterial; MTB; TB; AFB Susceptibility; AFB Susceptibilities

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4274

Lab Test Days

Sunday-Friday

Standard TAT

14-21 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 slant, plate, or broth pure culture of isolate safely contained in Lowenstein-Jensen or Middlebrook 7H10 agar slant/plate or equivalent or positive AFB broth medium isolate safely contained in a double walled container.

Container Type

Agar Slant

Collection Instructions

Identification of isolate is required.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Rejection Criteria

Raw specimens; Isolates overgrown with bacteria; Yeast; Fungi

Processing Instructions

Indicate original specimen ID, source and organism ID in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet. Must be submitted in a double-walled container or in 95K bag under room temp. Identification of isolate is required.


Included Tests

Amikacin, Amikacin (Liposomal, Inhaled), Ciprofloxacin, Clarithromycin, Clofazimine, Doxycycline, Linezolid, Minocycline, Moxifloxacin, Rifampin, Rifabutin, and Streptomycin.


CPT Codes

87186


Revised

1/4/24

Initials

SA