Mycobacterial culture, detection, identification +/- susceptibility testing of primary specimens

Test Method
Culture on solid media and in broth culture
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Blood (Whole), Bone Marrow, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Washings
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
Up to 12 weeks, dependant on growth characteristics
Related Tests
See text (MRL section) for further details
Billing Advice
Medicare rebatable
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