Solid TB Culture/DST, Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Solid TB Culture/DST, Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Test Code:

LS-NTR-0007

Specimen:

Extrapulmonary (CSF, tissue exudates, skin etc.)

Volume/Quantity:

3-5ml

Schedule of Collection:

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Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

CSF keep at room temperature or in an incubator(37°C)until ready for transport to the laboratory; Gastric aspirate should be delivered promptly to the laboratory within 4 hours.

Running Day:

Mon-Fri

Cut off Day and Time:

Monday to Friday (2:00:00 PM)

Turnaround Time:

Culture: 63 calendar days; DST: 49 calendar days (7 weeks after release of positive culture)

Fee:

₱4,600.00 per case (for solid TB Culture and DST) inclusive of AFB smear; FREE for DOTS and PMDT Program
₱6,200.00 per case (for liquid TB Culture and DST) inclusive of AFB smear; FREE for DOTS and PMDT Program

Status:

Available