Sputum For AFB (Acid-Fast Bacilli) Test and Its Cost

Sputum For AFB (Acid-Fast Bacilli) Test

What is the SPUTUM FOR AFB Test?

Mycobacteria are detected in a sputum sample using the AFB staining method (Acid Fast Bacillus). 

AFB tests may also be administered to individuals who have previously been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The tests can reveal whether the treatment is effective and whether the virus is still contagious.

Why Done? 

  • When you show symptoms of a lung infection, such as a chronic cough, weight loss, fever, chills, and weakness, that may be caused by tuberculosis or a nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection; 
  • when you have a positive tuberculin skin test and are in a high-risk group for developing active disease,
  • When you are undergoing treatment for tuberculosis.


The lab technician will provide details. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for SPUTUM-FOR-AFB-TEST:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of SPUTUM FOR AFB Test in Delhi: 

The SPUTUM FOR AFB 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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