AFB Culture (MGIT) Test

AFB Culture (MGIT) Test from Thyrocare


Price: Rs. 1390
Parameters Included:
10-12 hours Fasting Required
'On-time' Mantra:
Report on-time, Home Collection in Less than 60 Mins
Sample Type
Sample Type:
age group
Age Group:
All Age Groups
Home Collection
Home Collection:
  • 1. Technician from Thyrocare will be assigned for a sample collection after appointment confirmation.
  • 2. Sample will be collected by Technician at your address at given slot.
  • 3. You will get a payment link in 2 hours. You can make the payment online or pay cash to the technician.
  • 4. Soft copy report will be sent to your email address within Upto 1032 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is AFB culture (MGIT) test?

An AFB (acid-fast bacilli) rapid culture test by MGIT (mycobacteria growth indicator tube) test helps detect the presence of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis or Non-tuberculous mycobacteria in the sputum sample.

What is the AFB culture (MGIT) test used for?

Healthcare providers may order this test for several purposes. This test helps to:

  • Diagnose infections caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis or Non-tuberculous mycobacteria.
  • Distinguish tuberculosis infections from other non-tuberculous infections.
  • Monitor treatment efficacy

What do the test results mean?

  • If the test results show “MTB detected,” it indicates MTB cultured from the sample, and you may have tuberculosis.
  • If the test results show “MTB not detected," it indicates MTB could not cultured in the sample, and you may not have tuberculosis.

When can I expect to get the test results?

You will get soft copies of the test results via Email within 24-48 hours. However, if you opt for a hard copy, it will be delivered to your address by courier within 3-4 business days.

Thyrocare AFB Culture (MGIT) Test

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