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Test ID: MTBXP    
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, Molecular Detection, PCR, Sputum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA from respiratory specimens for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis

 

Presumptive detection of rifampin resistance based on the presence of resistance-associated mutations

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

M. tuberculosis/RIF PCR GeneXpert

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Latent tuberculosis (LTBI)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)
Tubercule bacilli: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB)
Rifampin
GeneXpert
MTB PCR