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  Modified Acid Fast Stain Specimen Type:
  also known as Modified AFB Stain, Modified Ziehl-Neelsen Stain

Other


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: Sterile Specimen Container
  or: Sterile Snap Cap Tube (13 X 100)
  or: Sterile Trap (Lukens-Trap)
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A NEGATIVE
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 10-50 mL If fluid or sputum/2 Swabs if body site
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL/ 1 swab
Method of collection: See respiratory or body fluid.
Transportation: Deliver to lab within 1-2 hours. Delayed samples should be refrigerated.
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: 90 mins
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 2-8 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-109
For Thornton deliver to: Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
SOFT LAB abbreviation: MODZN
Secondary code: 4425
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A