Laboratory Tests Available

CBNAAT Examination

CBNAAT Machine

 The CBNAAT is a revolutionary rapid molecular test which detects Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampicin drug resistance, simultaneously. This test is fully automated and provides results within two hours. 

ZN Microscopy

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 Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) method of Acid Fast staining technique is used to stain Mycobacterium species including M. tuberculosis, M. ulcerans, and M. leprae and nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM).  Detection  of acid-fast bacilli (AFB) in stained and acid-washed smears examined  microscopically may provide the initial bacteriologic evidence of the  presence of mycobacteria in a clinical specimen. Smear microscopy is the  quickest and easiest procedure that can be performed. 

LPA Examination

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 Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex may sometimes not be  detected in sputum samples of suspected multi drug-resistant tuberculosis  (MDR-TB) patients by line probe assay (LPA) even though they are smear  positive for acid-fast bacilli (AFB). This retrospective analysis was  attempted to understand and document our experience with LPA for  detection of M. tuberculosis complex and diagnosis of MDR-TB under programmatic conditions. 

ICTC cum PITC Examination

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 The Rapid test is just as accurate as a Standard HIV test. ... The Standard HIV test detects HIV antibodies in the blood. As with the Rapid test, most guys (about 90%) will develop enough HIV antibodies to be detected three to four weeks after infection. 

(Applicable Only those patients who have tested their sputum from us.)

Random Blood Sugar Test

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 A random blood glucose test is used to diagnose diabetes. The test  measures the level of glucose (a type of sugar) in your blood. If your  blood glucose level is 200 mg/dL or higher and you have the classic  symptoms of high blood sugar (excessive thirst, urination at night,  blurred vision and, in some cases, weight loss) your doctor may diagnose  you with diabetes. If you do not have any symptoms of high blood sugar,  your doctor will probably have you take another test for further  evidence of diabetes.1 

(Applicable After initiation of TB treatment.)