Test Overview
Test Methodology

Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) by Microtiter Broth Dilution Method

Test Usage

Determination of resistance of slowly growing mycobacteria to antimicrobial agents.

Reference Range *

Results are reported as the minimum inhibitory concentration in micrograms/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Analytic Time

12 - 35 days

Soft Order Code
  • Mycobacteria, Antibiotic Susceptibility
  • Susceptibility Testing, Mycobacterium avium complex
  • Susceptibility Testing, Slow-Growing Mycobacteria
  • Susceptibility Testing, AFB
  • Susceptibility Testing, Mycobacterium marinum
  • Susceptibility Testing, Mycobacterium kansasii
  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Acid-Fast Bacilli, Slowly Growing
Reference Laboratory
Mayo MMLSG (34805)
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Test performed on isolated organism in pure culture. Send mycobacterium on Middlebrook 7-H10 agar slant; agar plates are not acceptable. Place sealed agar slant inside clear, liquid tight SAF-T-PAK bag and seal tape liner. Place sealed bag and requisition inside white biohazard SAF-T-PAK envelope and seal. Transport at room temperature. Include antimicrobial(s), culture site, and suspected organism identification on requisition.

Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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