Book Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC Test) in Chennai
Avail FNAC (Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology) Test in Chennai through MFine. You can book your FNAC test from NABL certified lab partners of MFine and get samples collected from your doorstep. Post your FNAC sample collection, the test reports will be available for download in the next 48 hours. FNAC test is usually recommended to diagnose the causes of superficial lumps or swellings in various parts of the body and detect if it is cancerous. view less
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How to book a FNAC Test in Chennai?
Set Chennai as location, select Lab Partner, add address and book a slot
A certified lab technician will be assigned for sample collection
Lab technician will collect your FNAC test sample in the scheduled slot
Your test reports will be available for download within the next 48 hours
Avail online consultation with a senior doctor to review your reports
Our senior doctor will share advice and prescription based on your results
Why to book FNAC test?
To diagnose the reasons behind almost all abnormal swellings that are superficial
To diagnose reasons behind deep seated lesions like thyroid gland, lymph nodes, salivary gland, kidney, liver etc.
What does the Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology test measure?
FNAC test helps detect different benign and malignant cancers or other lesions in the thyroid gland, breast, lymph nodes, salivary glands, kidney, liver etc.
What Preparation is needed for the FNAC test?
If any preparation like fasting is required, the pathologist will let you know. If you are taking any blood thinners or anticoagulants you will be given instructions on whether you need to stop these medications, for how many days before the procedure, etc. If there is a need for additional tests like coagulation profile you will be advised to get these tests done as well.
What happens to your FNAC test sample?
Your FNAC test sample will be sent to our NABL accredited labs in Chennai, selected by you during booking for further processing.
Can I avail at-home sample collection in Adyar, Chennai?
Yes, you can avail at-home sample collection for FNAC test from Adyar, Chennai. Login and add your pincode to check the availability of MFine services.
What is the cost of the FNAC test in Chennai?
The average cost of an FNAC test in Chennai is Rs.490. However, this might vary based on the location and your preferred lab partner.
I live in Hyderabad. Can I book a FNAC test for my mother staying in Chennai?
Yes, you can. Just add the Chennai address for sample collection and ensure that your mother is available for the procedure during the scheduled appointment.
Is the lab technician coming for FNAC sample collection vaccinated?
Yes. Our lab technicians are fully vaccinated. Further, they also ensure safety throughout by wearing a mask and using sanitizer and gloves during sample collection.
When is the FNAC test recommended?
FNAC test is usually recommended to diagnose the causes of superficial lumps or swellings that can be felt during physical examination in the Head and neck, breast, thorax, skin, lymph nodes or other parts of your body and also deep-seated lesions.
Does MFine provide result interpretation along with the reports?
Yes. MFine provides result interpretation along with the reports. Also, you will be able to avail a free doctor consultation after the lab test to understand your reports accurately. Our doctor will also advise and prescribe medicines, if required based on the results.
Is the FNAC test a definitive test?
Yes. FNAC test is considered a definitive test in most cases. In certain cases, test results are inconclusive, necessitating a repeat or additional test.
What diseases can be detected through the FNAC test?
Bacterial and viral infections
Hormonal disturbances etc.
How many types of FNAC tests are there?
There are two types of needle biopsies. They are:
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) and
Core Needle Biopsy (CNB)
Can the FNAC report be wrong?
Like any other bio-medical test, FNAC test results also have their limitations. As a result, you may get false negatives or false positives. However, wrong reports are not very common.
Is biopsy and FNAC the same?
FNAC uses a small and fine needle to extract the sample and is a less invasive procedure. On the other hand, a biopsy is a more invasive procedure that is used when there is a need for larger chunks of tissues to examine the lesion.