Solid TB Culture/DST, Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Specimen:

Pulmonary (Sputum, BAL, NPA)

Volume/Quantity:

3-5ml

Shedule of Collection:

Spot or early morning specimen preferred

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collect 2 specimens in a sterile transparent, 50 ml-capacity screw capped container.To forward to the laboratory as FRESH as possible

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 Pro

Status:

Available