5 - 7 days
AFB DNA Amplification, Non-Respiratory
TB PCR Test
Mycobacteria tuberculosis DNA Amplification Non-Resp
TB DNA Amplification, Non-Respiratory
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Rapid presumptive indication of the presence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex DNA in clinical specimens.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect CSF or body fluid in a sterile tube or container and refrigerate up to 7 days or freeze for longer storage. The following specimen types are also acceptable: whole blood or bone marrow (5 - 10 mL in ACD tube at room temperature; send within 24 hours of collection) and tissue or needle biopsies (send in sterile saline).