Submit a slant or = 2.0 mL of a broth culture. Specify the type of media used.
Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms.
Organisms submitted on a Petri dish.
MTB3 replaces test code 3e, effective February 1, 2013.
2-3 weeks upon identification of MTB complex and a pure culture.
Mycobacteriology Lab (TB)
AFB1, AFB2, AFB4
Pyrazinamide tested at the following concentrations:
MIC breakpoint for resistance is >100 mcg/mL