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Culture AFB, Urine in Gurgaon

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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 Gurgaon

What is Culture AFB, Urine in Gurgaon?

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.

Culture AFB, Urine test price for other cities

Price inHyderabadRs. 950
Price inBangaloreRs. 950
Price inLucknowRs. 950
Price inCoimbatoreRs. 950
Price inFaridabadRs. 950
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