AFB2007

Slide for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) microscopic examination:

AFB2007-1: Negative; AFB2007-2: Positive; AFB2007-3: Negative – Shipped July 06, 2020

Participants’ results

 Samples
AFBAFB2007-1AFB2007-2AFB2007-3
positive05 (Acceptable)0
negative 5 (Acceptable)05 (Acceptable)
no report1 (Unacceptable)1 (Unacceptable)1 (Unacceptable)
Total666

CMPT QA/QC

All samples were produced by CMPT. Samples were randomly selected for QC/QA. Statistical analysis is not applicable. Unstained samples are homogenous and stable for at least 30 days at 4oC.

The AFB positive sample, AFB2007-2, consisted of 3+ (11-50/oif) Mycobacterium chelonae and Streptococcus salivarius.

The AFB negative samples, AFB2004-1 and -3, consisted of Streptococcus salivarius and Moraxella catarrhalis.

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