||TB FINAL DIAGNOSIS
|| Test Code: M050 Report : Sample Daily by 3.30 pm Report Interim: 14 days & 4 weeks Final: 6 weeks Positive results between 2-42 days shall be informed telephonically. Test Code: P030 Report: Sample Daily by 3.30 pm; Report Same day Test Code: N061 Report: Sample Daily by 11 am; Report Same day Test Code: S268 Report: Sample daily by 9 am; Report Next day
|| Disorders of Respiratory System
|| 1.Whole blood colleted in Na/ Li Heparin tube is required for TB Gold Plus 2.Site specfic sample collected in a sterile container is requied for AFB smear, AFB culture and GeneXpert. Test Code: M050 Specimen: Blood/Bone Marrow: Collect 8 mL (5 mL min.) Blood/Bone marrow in Myco F / Lytic bottle available from LPL. Mix by gentle inversion 8–10 times. Ship at 18–22°C. CSF: Collect 2 mL (1 mL min.) CSF in a Red Top (No Additive) tube or sterile screw capped container. Do not use SST gel barrier tubes. Ship refrigerated. Pus/Body fluids (Pleural/Pericardial/Ascitic/ Synovial/Ocular) Aspirates /Semen/ BAL Bronchial washings: Submit as much as possible (1 mL min.) in sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated. Endometrial curettings/Tissue: Submit in sterile normal saline in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated. Swabs: Submit swabs in 1 mL sterile normal saline in sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated. Sputum/Urine: Submit 2 Spot/ single (random) morning samples, 5-10 mL (1 mL min.) sputum/10 mL (5 mL min.) urine in sterile screw capped container. Do not pool the samples.Ship refrigerated. Gastric Lavage: Submit 5-10 mL (2 mL min.) gastric lavage in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated . Overnight fasting is mandatory. Test Code: P030 Specimen: Submit 1-2 mL of miscellaneous specimens - Urine / Pus / CSF / Pleural fluid / Peritoneal fluid / Pericardial fluid / Synovial fluid / BAL fluid / Gastric aspirate in a sterile screw capped container OR 1-2 drops of Eye fluid / FNAC aspirate in a sterile tube OR 1-2 mL Bone marrow aspirate in 1 Green Top (Sodium Heparin) tube OR Smears on Air dried / Fixed Slides. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Test Code: N061 Specimen: 3 mL (1 mL min.) Sputum OR 3 mL (1 mL min.) concentrated sediments prepared from induced or expectorated Sputum OR 3 mL (1 mL min.) BAL fluid OR 2 mL (1 mL min.) CSF OR 5 mL (3 mL min.) Body fluids/Aspirates OR Pus in a sterile screw capped container OR Fresh tissue biopsies including endometrial aspirate / curettage in sterile normal saline. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Test Code: S268 Specimen: 5 ml (4 ml min.) whole blood from 1 Green top (Sodium/Lithium heparin) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE..
|| Test Code: M050 Method: Automated Fluorescent, ICT, MALDI-TOF Test Code: P030 Method: Fluorescent and conventional microscopic examination Test Code: N061 Method: Real Time Nested PCR & Melt Peak Detection Test Code: S268 Method: Enzyme Immunoassay