AFB CULTURED ANTITUBERCULAR DST, 11 DRUGS PANEL
Streptomycin, Isoniazid, Rifampicin, Ethambutol Pyrazinamide Clofazimine Ethionamide Capreomycin Kanamycin Amikacin+Ofloxacin
Submit pure growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate media in sterile screw capped container in a sealed plastic bag. Ship refrigerated OR when used with other AFB culture or Mycobacteria identification tests, the pure growth obtained in the Laboratory from specimens already submitted will be processed for Antitubercular Sensitivity.
Sample Daily by 1 pm
Report 23rd Day Evening
Specimens submitted in the laboratory for AFB culture are preserved for a period of 15 days if the culture is positive. If Antitubercular sensitivity is required on this sample, kindly order the test within 15 days