83080:MYCOBACTERIA OTHER THAN M. TB SUSCEPTIBILITY

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83080:MYCOBACTERIA OTHER THAN M. TB SUSCEPTIBILITY
Methodology: Broth Microdilution MIC Panel
Edit Date: 10/21/2008
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: Varies
CPT Code: 87186-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Specimen prepared by PeaceHealth Laboratories Microbiology Department. Collect viable organism in pure culture Middlebrook 7H10, 7H11, Lowenstein Jensen medium or MB/BACT MB bottle.
Handling: Indicate source of organism and species, if known. Return report to PeaceHealth Laboratories Microbiology Department.
Transport: Ambient. Send organism in double container and label according to Infectious Substance Shipping Guidelines.
Rejection Criteria: Nonviable organism; mixed culture; leaking container; organism submitted on an agar plate.

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