MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS, PCR; MYCOSURE; TB PCR
This test includes 4 Drug Sensitivity for MTB Complex if positive.Antitubercular Drug Sensitivity includes Rifampicin, Isoniazid, Ethambutol & Pyrazinamide
Submit first morning Sputum on 3 consecutive days OR 5–10 mL Body fluids / Aspirates OR 2 mL CSF, OR 100 ml (50 ml min) first morning Urine collected on 3 consecutive days OR Fresh tissue biopsies including endometrial aspirate / curettage in sterile normal saline OR formalin fixed paraffin embedded Tissue block OR 3 mL (1 mL min.) Whole blood/Bone Marrow in 1 Lavender Top (EDTA)/ Yellow Top (ACD) tube OR Menstrual blood in a sterile screw capped container OR culture isolates. All specimens to be collected aseptically and shipped refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.
Real Time PCR
Sample by Tue 1pm Report Next Day
Report Next Day Evening
Antitubercular Drug Sensitivity includes Rifampicin, Isoniazid, Ethambutol & Pyrazinamide