MMLSG - Overview: Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Acid-Fast Bacilli, Slowly Growing

Test Catalog

Test Name

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

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 tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests

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

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations 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 Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) by Microtiter Broth Dilution Method

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


Reporting Name A shorter or 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