M. tuberculosis Complex, PCR

Test ID: ZG645

CPT code: 87556
Specimen Type: Resp specimen, tissue, fluid, urine or stool
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; analytic time 1 day
Instructions: 1mL resp specimen refrigerated. Alt/ Tissue, body fluid, urine or stool.
Send raw, undigested specimens.
Text: Preferred method for rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Cautions: This test should always be performed in conjunction with
mycobacterial culture.
Components: Z3467 Specimen Source; Z3468 MTB Complex; Z3469 Special Information; Z3470 Report Status
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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