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Department Name

MICROBIOLOGY

Modality

MB

Location

6th Floor Annexe Bldg              

Test Name

Culture (AFB)

Test Code

G119

Test Status

Active

Nature of Specimen

Sputum

Quantity Required

NA

Type of Container

Sterile container

Method Used

Manual

Collection Instruction

Three consecutive first morning sputum specimens are recommended for Mycobacterial culture (AFB).

Patient Instruction

Collect early morning sample.

Transport Instruction

Transport immediately

Dept. Acceptance Time

Working hours.

Turn Around Time

8 weeks

Time for Additional Examination

 

Sample Storage After Reporting

Room Temp.

Resource Person for Report Status

 

Telephone

24177000

Extension

4381

Test Schedule

Monday to Friday

Use

For isolation & identification of mycobacteria.

 

Contact Us

TATA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Dr. E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012 India
Phone: +91-22- 24177000, 24146750 - 55
Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail : msoffice@tmc.gov.in (for patient care and queries) / hrd@tmc.gov.in(for administrative - HRD matters)

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