AFB CULTURED OTHER THAN TUBERCULOSIS (MOTT), DST FOR SLOW GROWERS
Submit pure growth of MOTT 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 (MOTT) obtained in the Laboratory specimens already submitted will be processed for MOTT Drug Sensitivity.
Broth Microdilution (MIC)
Sample Daily by 1 pm
Report 16th 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