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Lab Test Dictionary

Single-Drug MIC (AMK, KAN, TOB, FOX, IPM, CIP, DOX, MXF, TGC, CLR, AZM, AUG, SXT, LZD, CLF, AMK/CLF)


Synonyms

Susceptibility; Susceptibilities; MTB6

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to National Jewish (TSO)


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

3 Weeks


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Slant or 2 mL or more of a broth culture

Container Type

Agar Slant


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Rejection Criteria

Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms; Organisms submitted on a Petri dish

Processing Instructions

Indicate original culture specimen ID, source, organism ID and drug in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet. Requires TSO form and completed NJH Mycobacteriology requisition submitted with specimen.


Comments

National Jewish test code: MTB6. Requires TSO form and completed NJH Mycobacteriology requisition.


CPT Codes

87188


Revised

04-11-18

Initials

SL