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Mycobacteria Culture Report (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:AFB
TB Culture
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:MYB
Medicare rebatable:No
Specimen Types:Sputum
Bronchial Washings
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Fluid
Tissue
Urine Complete Early Morning
Container Types:
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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
Assay Frequency:Weekdays
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
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