0101 - ACID-FAST BACILLI CULTURE AND SMEAR:
Standard reference and fast track procedures are used for culturing and staining of all Mycobacteria.
0102 - ACID-FAST BACILLI IDENTIFICATION:
HPLC, nucleic acid probes and conventional methods are used for identification. Probes for M. tuberculosiscomplex, M. avium, M. intracellulare, M. gordonae and M. kansasii are available.
0103 - ACID-FAST BACILLI, BASIC DRUG SUSCEPTIBILITY PANEL BY BACTEC:
Panel includes: Isoniazid (INH), Ethambutol (EMB), Rifampin (RIF), and Streptomycin (SM). Call laboratory TB section to request drug susceptibilities for mycobacteria other than M. tuberculosis.
0105 - ACID-FAST BACILLI, CUSTOM DRUG SUSCEPTIBILITY PANEL BY BACTEC:
Panel may include: Higher concentrations: Isoniazid (INH), Streptomycin (SM), and Rifampin (RIF) and other drugs such as Oflaxacin, Kanamycin, and Capreomycin. Call laboratory TB section for availability of drugs.
0106 - ACID-FAST BACILLI, DRUG SUSCEPTIBILITY PANEL BY CONVENTIONAL METHODS:
Panel includes: Ethionamide(ETH), Cycloserine(CS), p-Aminosalicylic Acid (PAS) and other drugs as requested. Call laboratory TB section for availability of drugs.