AFB SUSCEPTIBILITY PANEL

Specimen Required
Actively growing isolate in pure culture.

Rejection Criteria
Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms. Organisms submitted on an agar plate.

Methodology
Macrobroth Dilution/Microbroth Dilution

Stability
Room temperature: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround TimeVaries
Test CodeAFBAS
CPT-4 Code (s)
CPT and price variable, based upon methodology
Charges will vary based on organism identified. An additional handling fee will be billed for all organisms submitted that are not in pure culture as indicated in the specimen requirements. If species identification is not provided, identification will be performed at ARUP. Additional charges apply. An additional charge will be added for drug requests that are not tested at ARUP and require sendout.
LOINC Codes
29579-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory