AFB Mycobacteria (Sputum) Test and Its Cost

AFB Mycobacteria Sputum Test

AFB Mycobacteria Sputum Test

Book Sputum for AFB Mycobacteria Test at the best price in Delhi NCR, India from GDIC (Ganesh Diagnostic & Imaging Centre). GDIC is a NABL Accredited Pathology lab in Delhi offering a wide range of lab testing services.

What is Sputum for AFB Mycobacteria Test?

Sputum, or phlegm, is tested in a lab for the presence of mycobacteria using a sample. It is also known as a TB smear or an acid-fast bacillus (AFB) stain.

The test is often requested by a physician to identify the presence of tuberculosis (TB) or another kind of mycobacterial infection.

Why this is done?

If your doctor suspects you have a mycobacterial infection, they will request this test.

Nearly 100 different species of mycobacteria belong to this category of microorganisms. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes TB, is the most prevalent variety. TB's typical signs and symptoms include:

 Bleeding or mucus in the cough
• Lack of interest
• Slim down
• Weakness
• Fatigue
• The fever
• Chills

What is the procedure for Sputum for AFB Mycobacteria Test?

You'll be asked to spit into a sterile container after coughing hard.

Your healthcare professional could instruct you to inhale a sterile saline (salt) spray to encourage deeper coughing if you are having difficulties producing enough sputum.

How does one prepare for the test? 

Drink a lot of liquids the night before the test to assist your body produce more sputum at night.

Required Documents for

  • * A doctor's prescription. 
  • * A valid government ID.

After care: 

No care is required.

The cost Of Sputum for AFB Mycobacteria Test in Delhi: 

The Sputum for AFB Mycobacteria Test costs vary by region and facility. So, get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. Training and experienced professionals are staffed to assure patient and visitor safety.



Test Type AFB Mycobacteria Sputum Test

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