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Identification and drug susceptibility testing of mycobacteria

Fee code: 20077

Method description

Identification, by species: hybridization, PCR, sequencing, growth characteristics and biochemical characteristics. Drug susceptibility testing: proportions method

Delivery time

Note to delivery time

15 - 30 days


Required information: type of sample, result of the smear, other positive samples with the same type of isolation, if known prior history of tuberculosis, country of birth.

Specimen type

Bacterial strain

Specimen volume

Medio de cultivo positivo

Specimen minimum volume

Collection instructions

Original culture or reseeding from this

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

Room temperature and following the biosafety regulations

Rejection criteria

Contamination by microorganisms other than mycobacteria, Very weak growth


Interpretative report of the results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Identification and drug susceptibility testing of mycobacteria      

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