In our constant effort to provide MPHHI Hospitals with the best tools for patient care through latest innovations and cutting-edge technology, we are excited to announce that the Medi Linx Laboratory will begin offering new test item.

MTB HIGH CONCENTRATION DRUG SUSCEPTIBILITY is a test used for the prompt and precise treatment and management of patients with drug resistant TB using higher concentration of First Line Drugs.

Antibiotics to be tested are Streptomycin (4.0 ug/mL) and Isoniazid (0.4 ug/mL)

Procedure Details are as follows:
Specimen:MDR TB on MGIT, LJ
Running Day: Daily
Specimen Viability: I□ncubator (35-37◦C) for 7 days Results
Availability: 3-4weeks