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Acid Fast Bacilli Culture

Code
CM100
Results
8 Weeks
Country
CA
Container
Call customer service for specimen handling protocol: 1-800-341-3440, dial 0
Component
Mycobacterial culture and acid fast staining only
Description
Use this test when a mycobacterial infection of fluid/tissue is suspected.

Acid Fast Bacilli Culture

Code
M100
Results
8 weeks
Country
US
Container
Call customer service for specimen handling protocol: 1-800-872-1001, dial 0
Component
Mycobacterial culture and acid fast staining only
Specimen
Sputum, urine, tissue, or CSF in sterile container
Description
Use this test when a mycobacterial infection of fluid/tissue is suspected.

Acid Fast Stain – Micro

Code
CM010
Results
1-3 Days
Country
CA
Container
Slides
Component
Direct smear that has been air dried
Specimen
Air-dried smear
Description
This test is used to determine mycobacteria's presence by applying an acid-fast stain to an air-dried smear. Mycobacteria cultures are more specific and sensitive and are generally preferred.

Acid Fast Stain – Micro

Code
M010
Results
1-3 days
Country
US
Container
Slides
Component
Direct smear that has been air dried
Specimen
Air-dried smear
Description
This test is used to determine mycobacteria's presence by applying an acid-fast stain to an air-dried smear. Mycobacteria cultures are more specific and sensitive and are generally preferred.

Aerobic and Anaerobic Blood Culture

Code
CM061
Results
5-7 Days
Country
CA
Component
Bacterial culture and MIC sensitivity testing
Specimen
2 BACTEC blood culture bottles
Description
This test is utilized when bacteremia is suspected. Submit a single sample in two separate BACTEC bottles as required for aerobic and anaerobic culture.

Aerobic and Anaerobic Blood Culture

Code
M061
Results
5 days
Country
US
Container
Blood culture bottle
Component
Bacterial culture and MIC sensitivity testing
Specimen
2 BACTEC blood culture bottles
Description
This test is utilized when bacteremia is suspected. Submit a single sample in two separate BACTEC bottles as required for aerobic and anaerobic culture.

Aerobic and Anaerobic Culture

Code
CM040
Results
3-5 Days
Country
CA
Container
Red top or Copan swab in media marked with source AND air-tight container or swab appropriate for anaerobic testing marked with source
Component
Aerobic culture with MIC sensitivity testing and anaerobic culture without sensitivities
Specimen
Fluid (pus, body cavity fluids, TTW, or BAL fluid should be submitted in RTT. LTT (EDTA) is not acceptable. Copan swabs from wounds, lesions, or fluids are also acceptable. Copan swabs from wounds, lesions, fluids, or raw food are also acceptable.

Pus from abscesses discharges from wounds, body cavity fluid (e.g., pleural, peritoneal, joint, CSF), tissue in saline, other.
Description
This test is used when a bacterial infection is suspected in a tissue or fluid, but it is uncertain whether an aerobic or an anaerobic organism is the cause.

Aerobic and Anaerobic Culture

Code
M040
Results
3-5 days
Country
US
Container
Culture swabs, body fluids, other
Component
Aerobic culture with MIC sensitivity testing and anaerobic culture without sensitivities
Specimen
Varies dependent on specimen type
Description
This test is used when a bacterial infection is suspected in a tissue or fluid, but it is uncertain whether an aerobic or an anaerobic organism is the cause.

Aerobic and Fungal Culture

Code
CM050
Results
3-21 Days
Country
CA
Component
Aerobic culture with MIC sensitivity testing and fungal culture
Specimen
Culturette, red top with fluid, hair, skin, DTM, other.
Description
This test is used when an aerobic bacterial infection or fungal infection is suspected in a tissue or fluid.

Aerobic and Fungal Culture

Code
M050
Results
3-21 Days
Country
US
Container
Culturette, red top with fluid, other; hair, skin, DTM, other
Component
Aerobic culture with MIC sensitivity testing and fungal culture
Description
This test is used when an aerobic bacterial infection or fungal infection is suspected in a tissue or fluid.

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