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Test ID: MMLSG    
Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Acid-Fast Bacilli, Slowly Growing

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

34805

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determination of resistance of slowly growing mycobacteria to antimicrobial agents

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
RSLGSusceptibility Slow GrowerNo, (BILL ONLY)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, the reflex test will be performed and charged.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) by Microtiter Broth Dilution Method

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Susceptibility, AFB, Slow Grower

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB)
AFB (Acid-Fast Bacilli)
Antibiotic Susceptibility
Bacillus, Acid-Fast
MIC (Minimum Inhibitory Concentration)
Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)
Mycobacteria Antimicrobial Susceptibility (MIC) (Minimum Inhibitory Concentration)
Mycobacterium marinum Susceptibility Testing
Mycobacterium kansasii Susceptibility Testing
Mycobacterium avium complex Susceptibility Testing
Slow Growing Mycobacteria to Antimicrobial Agents
Susceptibility Testing