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Test ID: CTBBL    
Mycobacterial Culture, Blood

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

Diagnosing mycobacteremia

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
ISMYMycology Ident by SequencingNo, (Bill Only)No
LCMCId,M.chelonae and M.abcessus,PCRNo, (Bill Only)No
RMALMId MALDI-TOF Mass Spec AFBNo, (Bill Only)No
RTBSPId, Mtb Speciation, PCRNo, (Bill Only)No
TBMPMycobacteria Probe IdentNo, (Bill Only)No
TBPBMycobacteria Probe Ident BrothNo, (Bill Only)No

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 tests may be performed and charged.

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

Continuously Monitored Automated Broth Culture Instrument with Conventional Methods for Identification of Mycobacteria

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

Mycobacterial Culture, B

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

Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB)
AFB (Acid-Fast Bacilli)
Bacillus, Acid-Fast
Culture, TB (Tuberculosis)
MTB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Mycobacteria Culture
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)
TB (Tuberculosis)
TB (Tuberculosis) Culture
Tubercle Bacilli: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB)