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Test ID: MTBRP    
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex, Molecular Detection, PCR

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

88807

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

Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex DNA, preferred method

 

Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, when used in conjunction with mycobacterial culture

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
TBTMycobacteria Culture, ConcNo, ( 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 test may be performed and charged.

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

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

M tuberculosis Complex PCR

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

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