acid fast

Acid Fast Stain

Test Name:   Acid Fast Stain
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   Microbiology
Ordering Mnemonic:   AFB

 

Specimen Type:   

 

Collection Container:   Sterile container
Container Information
Sterile Container
Collection Information:   This procedure is only  for in-house STAT orders only.
Test Schedule:  

Daily

Turnaround Time:   Routine

Preliminary: 24 hours

Final: 72 hours

Stat / Urgent

Preliminary: 24 hours

Final: 72 hours

Reference Interval:  

 

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :    
Storage & Transport:    
Test Referred to :    On site, BGH laboratory

                 

Updated: Feb 13/2015

 
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