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MTD

Specimen Type:

 

also known as Mycobacerium Tuberculosis Direct,TBPCR, M. tuberculosis NAAT, Direct

Other


MICROBIOLOGY


Specimen requirements:

Sterile Specimen Container

Unit of measure:

N/A

Ideal sample:

Approximately 10 cc expectorated sputum

Absolute minimum amount:

N/A

Method of collection:

N/A

Transportation:

Transport to the Microbiology Laboratory.

Label instructions:

Specimen must be labeled with patient name and Medical Record number.

Request test on form:

Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )

Order/entry screen(s):

Microbiology/Virology

Stat frequency:

N/A

Stat turn around time:

N/A

Routine frequency:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Must be in by:

N/A

Routine turn around time:

48-72 Hours

For Hillcrest deliver to:

Microbiology : Room 2-109

Deliver the specimen to :

Micro Lab

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Amplification of Nucleic Acid

Special Instructions:

Results are available on a Chart Copy

 

Results are Qualitative

SOFT LAB abbreviation:

TBTMA

Secondary code:

4820

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A