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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

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Diseases Associated with Acid-fast bacilli smear

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Basic Information: Acid-fast bacilli smear

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