M. tuberculosis Direct

Test ID: MTD

CPT code: 87556
LOINC: 48174-7
Specimen Type:
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri
Instructions: Fresh Tissue; 1-3mL body fluid or lower respiratory secretions in
sterile container. Sample submitted on swabs are suboptimal for testing.
Text: Performed on smear positive lower respiratory samples. Positive results
are called to physician.
Methodology: PCR

Test Name

AMS Laboratory

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