AFB Stain Histo Sp

Test/Profile Name

AFB Stain Histo Sp

Test/Profile Code

T000949

Clinical Usefullness

The  demonstration  of Acid  Fast Bacilli


Synonyms (Also knowns as)

Fite’ s Acid  Fast  Stain  [Ziehl Neelson’ s stain for –AFB]


Specimen Type and Minimal Volume

Wax block with tissue /Tissue with formal saline

Forms

Required

Test Equipment

Vacuum Tissue Processer ,Tissue Tek Embedding System ,Microtome , Microscope

Test Method

Carbon - fuchsin method

Include Test

N/A

Reporting Time (Turn Around Time; TAT)

3 Days

Clinical Information

X-ray  /Scan Report

Previous  Reports of Surgery

Others  Clinical  History