Antimicrobial Susceptibility, AFB, Rapid Grower, MIC

The Antimicrobial Susceptibility, AFB, Rapid Grower, MIC test contains 1 test with 13 biomarkers.

Rapidly growing mycobacteria and nocardia/aerobic actinomycetes can cause a variety of serious infections, particularly in immunocompromised patients. Resistance, toxicity, intolerance, and therapeutic failures may occur with traditional empiric treatment with drugs of choice. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing, especially with newer agents, may help to guide appropriate therapeutic choices.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: Antimicrobial Susceptibility AFB Rapid Grower MIC

Amikacin

Cefoxitin

Clarithromycin

Trimethoprim/

Ciprofloxacin

Organism

Imipenem

Tobramycin

Tigecycline

Moxifloxacin

Linezolid

Doxycycline

MINOCYCLINE