Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex detection and Rifampin resistance by Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA)

Alphabetical Test listing

Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex detection and Rifampin resistance by Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA)-994

  
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex detection and Rifampin resistance by Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA)
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

Detect and identify Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and an rpoB mutation that is associated with rifampin resistance.

  
Bronchial washings
  
2.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  

Sterile vial/container

  
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Pleural fluid
  

Refrigerated (preferred) – 7 days

Ambient – 3 days

Frozen –  OK

  
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  • Inappropriate specimen source
  • Specimen received after leaking out of transport container into the specimen bag
  • Specimen received after prolonged delay (more than seven days unless frozen)
  • Specimen in fixative
  
LabCorp (183506): R-NX
  
Once a week; as needed
  
8 days
  

Nucleic acid amplification (NAA) technology; nested real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Not detected; see report for interpretation

  
87556
87798
  
08/23/2021
  
08/24/2021