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.

MYCOBACTERIAL CULTURE is a culture test that uses Middlebrook agar, Lowenstein Jensen Agar and MGIT broth. Identification using MS- MALDI TOF. To expedite identification of MOTTs and identify MTB in subspecies level.

Procedure Details are as follows:
Specimen: sputum, urine, aspirate, stool, and other body fluids except blood
Running Day: Monday to Saturday
Specimen Viability: 2-8 °C for 7 days
Results Availability: 2-6weeks