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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Mycobacteria Culture Report (Sendaway Test)

Recent changes for Mycobacteria Culture Report (Sendaway Test)
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
14th July 2021
Optional Specimen Type

Urine Complete Early Morning

Urine Complete Early Morning
Mycolytic Blood Culture Bottle

Mycobacteria Culture Report (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:AFB
TB Culture
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:MYB
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

If multiple specimens are received they need to be registered with separate request numbers

Specimen Types:Sputum
Bronchial Washings
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Fluid
Tissue
Urine Complete Early Morning
Mycolytic Blood Culture Bottle
Container Types:
See Detailed Information
Collection & Request Instructions:

Sputum- Three consecutive early morning specimens with the date of collection on the specimen container. Saliva is unsuitable.

Urine- Three consecutive, complete early morning specimens with the date of collection on the specimen container. Culture only (no smear).

 Swabs - are unacceptable.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Store at 4'C
Assay Frequency:Weekdays
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack