Supplemental Information or Form
Form LAB 448 (7/04) MDL 60) completely filled out, front and back
Performed on Specimens from
Sputum, tissue or body fluid
Acceptable Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
Pure culture on solid media in tube with tightened screw cap, taped.
Minimum Volume Required
Storage & Preservation of Specimen Prior to Shipping
Incubated at 25°-30°C (or refrigerated)
Patient’s name and accession number
Shipping Instructions which Include Specimen Handling Requirements
Ship cultures as infectious substances.
Phenotypic and DNA sequencing
Interferences & Limitations
Results can be delayed due to contamination or unobtainable due to non-viability of the culture.
MDL Points of Contact
Mycobacterial and Mycotic Diseases Section(510) 412-3924 or (510) 412-3926Email: Yvonne.Jang@cdph.ca.gov or email@example.com
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