Antimicrobial Susceptibility - AFB/Mycobacteria - LG6109


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Macrobroth Dilution/Microbroth Dilution
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri. Turnaround time varies.
Special Instructions:AFB susceptibility testing is billed at the panel level. Charges will vary based on organism identified. An additional handling fee will be billed for all organisms submitted that are not in pure culture as indicated in the specimen requirements. If species identification is not provided, identification will be performed at ARUP.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Actively growing isolate in pure culture.
Collection Instructions:Transport sealed container with pure culture on solid or liquid media. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Causes for Rejection:Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms. Organisms submitted on an agar plate.  


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Transport sealed container with pure culture on solid or liquid media. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Shipping Instructions:Room temperature. If culture is suspected of being a microorganism listed as infectious substance affecting humans on IATA list, submit specimen according to Biological Substance,
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:60217


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