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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

Sterile body fluids, Tissue, Lymph node, Biopsy, FNA

Quantity Required

3-5 ml

Type of Container

Sterile container

Method Used

Manual

Collection Instruction

Collect sample in a sterile container.For CSF specimen the tube number is also indicated as Tube 2. The second portion of the fluid is placed in this tube which is sent for culture requests (Always send the most turbid tube for microbiological examination).

Patient Instruction

NA

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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