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Acid-fast bacilli smear

Acid-fast bacilli smear

Acid-fast bacilli smear: The acid-fast bacilli smear is a test performed on sputum and is used to detect bacili, specifically of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis.

Acid-fast bacilli smear: Other Names

Other names for Acid-fast bacilli smear include:

  • AFB smear

Symptoms Associated with Acid-fast bacilli smear

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Acid-fast bacilli smear:

Diseases Associated with Acid-fast bacilli smear

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Acid-fast bacilli smear:

Basic Information: Acid-fast bacilli smear

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Acid-fast bacilli smear' may be involved.

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