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TB MTB/RIF Rapid Molecular Assay
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - within 24 hours|
Respiratory and non - respiratory specimens (sputum, bronchial alveolar lavage, endotracheal tube aspirate, nasopharyngeal tube aspirate), pus, tissue, fluid, lymph node etc. Only available after consultation with Microbiology Consultant.
Sample stability – 1 month
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