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GENEXPERT MTB/RIF PCR

Patient Preparation:Mandatory Physician prescription, Molecular TRF

GENEXPERT MTB/RIF PCR in Hanmakonda
This test detects the presence of bacteria (Mycobacterium) causing tuberculosis along with the resistance to the first line of treatment drug. It is done by Nucleic acid amplification method.
  • Why Take this Test

    If you are a suspected case of Tuberculosis or if you have Pyrexia of unknown origin since 15 days with symptoms probably of Tuberculosis or if you have lymph node swellings which are not responding to antibiotic therapy.

  • Is this Test For You

    Anyone with suspected Tuberculosis or with contact with known person or Immunocompromised patient or if not responding to Rifampacin therapy can get this done.

  • More Information

    Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) that most often affect the lungs. Tuberculosis is curable and preventable.It spreads from person to person through tiny droplets released into the air via coughs and sneezes.

Sample: ANY BODY FLUID

Methodology: CBNAAT