AFB1810

Slide for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) microscopic examination:

AFB1810-1: Negative

AFB1810-2: Positive

AFB1810-3: Positive

– Shipped October 24, 2018

Participants’ results

 Samples
AFBAFB1810-1AFB1810-2AFB1810-3
positive5 (Acceptable)5 (Acceptable)
negative 5 (Acceptable)
Total555

CMPT QA/QC

Samples were randomly selected for QC/QA.

Unstained samples are homogeneous and stable for at least 30 days at 4°C.

AFB negative sample, AFB1810-1, consisted of Streptococcus salivarius and Moraxella catarrhalis.

AFB positive samples, AFB1810 -2 &-3, consisted of 3+ (11-50/oif) Mycobacterium chelonae and Streptococcus salivarius.

Statistical analysis is not applicable.

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