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Department Name

MICROBIOLOGY

Modality

MB

Location

6th Floor Annexe Bldg

Test Name

Automated AFB Culture and sensitivity

Test Code

G259

Test Status

Active

Nature of Specimen

Any sample except stool & swabs

Quantity Required

Body Fluids-5 ml , 4-5 bits of Biopsy Tissue, 10-15 ml of Sputum/BAL/NDBAL       

Type of Container

Sterile container

Method Used

Fluoroscent  detection

Collection Instruction

Collect sample aseptically in a sterile container.

Patient Instruction

Collect early morning sample for Sputum and Urine.Staff to refer Primary Sample collection manual

Transport Instruction

Transport immediately

Dept. Acceptance Time

9.15am to 2.00 pm Monday to Friday. Upto 12 pm Saturday.

Turn Around Time

6weeks

Time for Additional Examination

 Not applicable

Sample Storage After Reporting

24 hours at 2-8°C

Resource Person for Report Status

 Lab Physician

Telephone

24177000

Extension

7298/7098/4381

Test Schedule

Monday to  Saturday    except holiday

Use

For identification of Mycobacterium species and antitubercular susceptibility testing .

 

Contact Us

TATA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Dr. E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012 India
Phone: +91-22- 24177000, 24177300, 24161413
Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail : msoffice@tmc.gov.in(for patient care and queries)/cash@tmc.gov.in(for accounts related)/fundraising@tmc.gov.in (for donors and donation related)/registrar@tmc.gov.in(for education and training)/hrd@tmc.gov.in(for administrative - HRD matters) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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