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Culture AFB, Urine in Ghaziabad

You need to provide
Urine
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. No special preparation required
  2. 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 Culture AFB, Urine in Ghaziabad


What is Culture AFB, Urine in Ghaziabad?

Culture AFB, Urine test can accurately detect the presence of acid-fast bacillus (AFB), a bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB) infection, leprosy (a skin infection), and other chronic skin infections affecting people with weak immunity. Doctors also recommend this test for TB patients to check if the treatment is working.

It is a painless and risk-free test in which you have to collect your urine specimen (50ml of first-morning urine) and submit it. Lab technicians examine it for the presence of bacteria. A positive result means you have an active TB infection or a similar type of infection. Accordingly, doctors start the essential treatment with antibiotics. So, consult a doctor if you experience fatigue, fever with chills, a persistent cough, and others.

It will take 3 weeks for the provisional report and 6 weeks for the final report.

Note: Positive cultures for Mycobacterium tuberculosis will be preserved for 30 days. Please connect with us at [email protected] for TB drug susceptibility testing within 30 days of report delivery.

Culture AFB, Urine test price for other cities


Price inBangaloreRs. 999
Price inNew DelhiRs. 999
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Price inHyderabadRs. 999
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