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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.


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

Diagnosing mycobacteremia

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)