Bactec AFB Culture SPUTUM Test

Bactec AFB Culture SPUTUM Test

Bactec AFB Culture SPUTUM Test

Acid-fast bacilli cultures are used in the laboratory to grow, identify, and isolate acid-fast bacilli. AFB cultures are helpful in confirming an AFB diagnosis and determining antibiotic sensitivity.

Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) Culture Test is useful for identifying active tuberculosis infections and evaluating therapy success. The cultures can also find the best effective antibiotic drugs for treating tuberculosis. They aid in confirming the spread of tuberculosis to other organs and establishing whether a patient is still infected after therapy.

Why done? 

If a patient with a lung infection exhibits the following symptoms, BACTEC AFB CULTURE SPUTUM Test may be ordered:

· Sputum with blood streaks from a chronic cough

· Appetite loss.

· Weight loss that isn't explained

· Pain in the chest

· Fatigue & Weakness

After a positive TB screening test (X-ray, AFB smear), an AFB culture is advised to assess ongoing treatment effectiveness and identify whether the person receiving treatment is still infected. A positive test signals the need for emergency medical attention. The test may also be indicated for TB people outside of their lungs.

Procedure: 

Sputum samples are frequently obtained. Body fluids might also be used to collect the sample.

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is required.

Required Documents for BACTEC AFB CULTURE SPUTUM Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

Leave the dressing strip on for 15 minutes. No particular type of care is required.

Cost of BACTEC AFB CULTURE SPUTUM Test in Delhi: 

The Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB) Culture Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety. 

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