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Mycobacterial (TB/AFB) cx bld
Lab code: BCM
 
Test Synonyms:
Mycobacterial (TB/AFB) blood culture
 
Lab:
Microbiology
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Microbiology
Myco/F Lytic bottles are obtained in advance from the laboratory. Myco/F Lytic bottles are only used for mycobacterial cultures.
Result Time:
Prelim: 24 hours   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
This culture is designed to recover both TB and non-tuberculous mycobacteria.