An identified isolate is required for testing (does not necessarily apply to veterinary rapidly growing isolates).
Transport or mail isolates at ambient temperature. For nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), follow IATA/ DOT category B and for M. tuberculosis complex isolates, follow IATA/DOT category A requirements for shipping biological materials.
Typically all days
Infectious Disease Laboratory, Mycobacteriology
BMX12, NTM13, AFB6, MTB1, MTB2, NTM4, NTM4V, NTM6, NTM6V
Susceptible, intermediate, or resistant (S, I, R) interpretations will be included whenever CLSI interpretations are available for a drug-organism combination.