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Test ID: Smear, AFB - microscopic examination of specimens for Acid Fast Bacilli

Test Name:
Smear, AFB - microscopic examination of specimens for Acid Fast Bacilli
Test Code:
SM AFB
Specialised Test:
No - Clinical
Turnaround Time:
Test Schedule:
NA
Test Type:
Single Test
Additional Test Note:
Sample Requirement:

Collect 5-10mL of specimen in a sterile, screw capped container or use a sterile swab with transport media

  • Please indicate source of the specimen
  • If AFB culture is ordered together, it is preferred that a separate sample is sent.
Fasting Requirement:
NA
Microbiology
Parkway Laboratory Services
Last Update:
01/04/2021
Update:
Price S$ (before GST)

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