MMLRG - Overview: Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Acid-Fast Bacilli, Rapidly Growing

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: MMLRG    
Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Acid-Fast Bacilli, Rapidly Growing

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

Determination of resistance of rapidly growing mycobacteria to antimicrobial agents

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
SRGSusceptibility Rapid GrowerNo, (Bill Only)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, Susceptibility Rapid Grower will be performed and charged.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular 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/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Susceptibility, AFB, Rapid 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 abscessus Susceptibility Testing
Mycobacterium chelonae Susceptibility Testing
Mycobacterium fortuitum Susceptibility Testing
Mycobacterium mucogenicum Susceptibility Testing
Rapid Growing Mycobacteria to Antimicrobial Agents
Susceptibility Testing