AFB CULTURED OTHER THAN TUBERCULOSIS (MOTT), DST FOR SLOW GROWERS

Test Code

A0043

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

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.

Department

Method

Broth Microdilution (MIC)

CAT

C

List Price

₹ 8500

CUToff

Sample Daily by 1 pm

Reporting Time

Report 16th Day Evening

Comments

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