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SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING FOR M. TUBERCULOSIS COMPLEX – HAIN MTBDR FOR RIFAMPIN AND ISONIAZID

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 MTBDRplus, line-probe assay

Test Results

​Presumptive susceptibility/resistance to isoniazid & rifampicin
Mutation in katG and inhA genes & rpoB gene leading to isoniazid & rifampicin resistance not detected/ detected.

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​2 - 7 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Thursday

Remarks

Change History Notes

  • 18 May 2018 11:30 AM

    1) Include "test name and isolate number must be specified on lab request form" 2) Change from 1 week to "2 - 7 days"

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