MTBT - Overview: Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex, Molecular Detection, PCR, Paraffin

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: MTBT    
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex, Molecular Detection, PCR, Paraffin

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

Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex DNA in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens, preferred method

 

Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex

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.)

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

Yes

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

MTB complex PCR, Paraffin

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)