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AFB Stain, Urine in Bangalore

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Urine
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Urine sample must preferably be the midstream urine (part of urine that comes after first and before the last stream). Collect the urine sample in a sealed and sterile container provided by our sample collection professional. Make sure that the container doesn't come in contact with your skin. Women are advised not to give the sample during the menstrual period unless prescribed.

Understanding AFB Stain, Urine in Bangalore


What is AFB Stain, Urine in Bangalore?

Acid-fast bacilli (AFB) stain, urine test helps to detect the presence of acid-fast bacilli bacteria in the urine sample. This test helps detect genitourinary tract infections such as genitourinary tuberculosis caused by a type of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacteria is known to cause serious lung infection such as tuberculosis (TB) but can also infect other body parts including the urinary tract. You may get this test done when you have symptoms such as increased urinary frequency, painful or difficult urination, blood and pus in urine, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, fatigue and fever. Measures such as maintenance of proper genital hygiene, drinking plenty of clear fluids etc. may help reduce the risk of urinary tract infections.

AFB Stain, Urine test price for other cities


Price inNew DelhiRs. 369
Price inMumbaiRs. 369
Price inGurgaonRs. 369
Price inAllahabadRs. 369
Price inKolkataRs. 369
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