SMI B 40: Investigation of specimens for Mycobacterium species

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 40: Investigation of specimens for Mycobacterium species.


B 40i7 January 2017: issued

B 40i7 January 2017: issued

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.



The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 10 January 2017.

Read the associated review of users’ comments.

The syndromic algorithm S 2: Pneumonia provides supporting information related to this SMI.

Published 22 May 2014
Last updated 17 January 2017 + full page history
  1. Added issued document, version B 40i7.
  2. First published.