Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC); M. Avium; AFB; Acid Fast Bacili; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterial; MTB; TB; AFB Susceptibility; AFB Susceptibilities
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
1 slant, plate, or broth. Pure culture of isolate safely contained in Lowenstein-Jensen, Middlebrook 7H10 agar slant/plate or equivalent, or positive AFB broth medium (requires subculture prior to testing).
Identification of isolate is required.
Raw specimens; Isolates overgrown with bacteria; Yeast; Fungi
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.
Amikacin, Ciprofloxacin, Clarithromycin, Ethambutol, Ethionamide, Isoniazid, Linezolid, Moxifloxacin, Rifampin, Rifabutin, and Streptomycin.