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Test ID: TBSP    
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Species Identification, PCR, Varies

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

Determining the species of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex culture isolate

Additional Tests Lists tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
RTBSPId, Mtb Speciation, PCRNo, (Bill Only)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, species identification will always be performed at an additional charge.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (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 species ID, PCR

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

Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB)
AFB (Acid-Fast Bacilli)
Bacillus, Acid-Fast
MTB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)
TB (Tuberculosis)
Tubercle Bacilli: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB)
MTB Complex Species
Species Identification
Tuberculosis Complex Species