Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : AFB ID by PCR and Sequencing from Isolate Order Code : AFBPC
Note: Outreach only
Specimen Type: Isolate from clinical source
Container Type: Commercial Mycobacterial solid or liquid media
Required Volume: Growth on solid medium; 0.5 mL to 1 mL of liquid medium
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): Growth on solid medium; 0.5 mL to 1 mL of liquid medium
Methodology: Real time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Gene Sequencing
Standard Run Times: Tue, Fri
Turnaround Time: 1-4 days
Special Handling: Follow Universal Standard Precaution and Dangerous Goods Guideline.
CPT Codes: 87551
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB2749
Causes For Rejection: Improperly labeled specimen. Improperly completed requisition. Specimen in wrong or leaking container. Absent or insufficient growth of isolate.
Department: Microbiology