SPUTUM EXAMINATION, ROUTINE

Test Code

S0042

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

Submit Sputum in a sterile screw capped container OR 2 air dried smears in a slide mailer. Ship refrigerated.

Department

Method

Grams stain, Light microscopy

CAT

A

List Price

₹ 540

CUToff

Sample by 1pm

Reporting Time

Report Same Day Evening

Comments

Does not include Gram, Ziehl Neelsen or Auramine Stains. For AFB stain SPUTUM EXAMINATION, AFB.