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Overview

Culture AFB, Urine is a type of test conducted to detect tuberculosis and other types of infections caused by various mycobacteria.

What is Culture AFB, Urine

Culture AFB, Urine is a test conducted to determine tuberculosis and other types of mycobacterial infections. Several tests are being done to determine tuberculosis at an early stage.

Why is Culture AFB, Urine suggested?

Culture AFB, Urine is suggested when a patient is presented with the following symptoms: 

  • Sudden infection.
  • Persistent cough.
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  • Weight loss.
  • Weakness in the body.

How is Culture AFB, Urine test performed?

The Culture AFB, Urine Test is performed by

  • The urine samples are collected from the patient for further analysis.
  • For a perfect analysis, the first-morning urine of a patient is used for testing.

Culture AFB, Urine tests provide perfect results.

What are the parameters measured in Culture AFB, Urine?

The parameters measured in Culture AFB, Urine are as follows:

  • Smear microscopy.
  • Culture test to determine the type of bacteria.
  • With the help of the urine test and various other tests, doctors will confirm the presence of tuberculosis in the patient or any other mycobacterial diseases.

Preparation before performing Culture AFB, Urine

Before the Culture AFB, Urine test, patients should follow the following steps:

  • Inform the previous medical history and medications to the doctors.
  • Certain medications along with smoking and drinking can affect the result of the test. So, patients should avoid consuming other medicines along with smoking and drinking.

Post-care after Culture AFB, Urine

Post-care after Culture AFB, Urine testing involves advanced tests to confirm the disease and then the treatment will start.

Sample types in Culture AFB, Urine

The sample types in Culture AFB, Urine include urine samples.

Side effects of Culture AFB, Urine test

The test does not have any side effects. It is completely safe.

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