|Acid Fast Bacillus Isolate Identification
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|Microscopic analysis and identification of acid fast isolate.
|Kinyoun Stain for AFB
|Acid Fast Bacillus by Bacterial Culture, Isolate Identification by 16s rDNA Bacterial Sequencing, MTB Complex and Rifampin DNA by Nucleic Acid Amplification Cepheid GeneXpert, Organism Identification by Biochemicals by Bacterial Culture, Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Isolate Identification by MALDI-TOF Spectrometry, MALDI-TOF Preparation by Extraction, Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex Susceptibility by Liquid Culture
|Avg. Turnaround Time
|Coralville, M - F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
|10 - 30 business days
|Carbol Fuchsin Stain.
|$17.15. Additional charges variable dependent on identification method.
|Positive AFB culture in liquid or on solid media
|Actively growing organism in pure culture.
|Temperature and Stability:
|Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms. An additional processing fee will be billed for all mixed cultures.
|Negative, Positive, Negative with contaminants, Positive with contaminants.
|Wrap specimen container in absorbent material and place inside a biohazard bag. Transport at room temperature. Ship to the Coralville location.
|Identification of AFB isolates is billed by individual tests performed. A processing fee will be billed for all organisms submitted that are not in pure culture, as indicated under Unacceptable Conditions.
|AFB smear, Acid fast bacillus, TB smear