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MYCOBACTERIA CULTURE, SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code MC
Performed by? Microbiology (AFB), SF Dept of Public Health Lab
Sendout? YES
Price range $$$
In House Availability Mon. - Fri., day shift
Principle Isolates of M. tuberculosis are tested by SFDPH by the MGIT method for susceptibility to streptomycin, isoniazid, rifampin, ethambutol and pyrazinamide.

DRUG TESTED:

SFDPH MGIT Method
streptomycin 1.0 mcg/mL
streptomycin 4.0 mcg/mL
isoniazid 0.1 mcg/mL
isoniazid 0.4 mcg/mL
rifampin 1.0 mcg/mL
ethambutol 5.0 mcg/mL
pyrazinamide 100 mcg/mL


Method MGIT
Synonyms AFB, Susceptibility Testing;Susceptibility Testing For Mycobacteria;
References 2003. Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacteria, Nocardiae, and other aerobic Actinomycetes; Approved Standard. M24-A. NCCLS, Wayne, PA.
Last Updated 1/16/2009 12:21:17 PM
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