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SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING FOR M. TUBERCULOSIS COMPLEX – HAIN MTBDR FOR FLUOROQUINOLONE AND AMINOGLYCOSIDE/CYCLIC PEPTIDE

Synonym(s):

​TB Susceptibility Test, HAIN MTBDR, HAIN Test

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​For mycobacteria isolated in CTBL or in other laboratories.

For referring laboratories, test name and isolate number must be specified on lab request form. Refer to SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING OF M. TUBERCULOSIS COMPLEX for further shipping and packing instructions

Storage and Transport

Method

​HAIN MTBDRsl, line-probe assay

Test Results

​Presumptive susceptibility/resistance to fluoroquinolone & aminoglycoside/ cyclic peptide

Mutation in gyrA and gyrB genes & rrs and eis genes leading fluoroquinolone & aminoglycoside/ cyclic peptide resistance not detected/ detected

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​2 - 7 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Thursday

Remarks

Change History Notes

  • 25 May 2018 10:00 AM

    New test created

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