AFB Culture W/AFB Sm and Conc

Test Code
C AFB Smr Con

Alias/See Also
ININK|CULTURE MYCOBACTERIA

Preferred Specimen
SPECIMEN

Minimum Volume
1

Instructions
Prefered specimen is sputum and bronchial washings. Swabs are not acceptable. If syringe is submitted, please remove needle before transporting to laboratory. Refer to LabFirst Test catalog for collection requirements.

Transport Container
STERILE CONTAINER

Transport Temperature
Room Temperature

Performed By
LabFirst



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