Tag: mycobacterium tuberculosis

Laboratory tests

Acid fast staining

Acid fast staining (AFS) is a laboratory tests that is found by scientists Franz Ziehl and Friedrich Neelsen and also called Ziehl-Neelsen staining. This laboratory test is commonly used …
Laboratory tests

Mycobacterial culture

Mycobacterial  culture test is a special laboratory test that is  used to determine the mycobacterium tuberculosis  the causative bacterium of tuberculosis disease. Tuberculosis is commonly occurs in lungs and …

What is Tuberculosis ?

Tuberculosis also known TB is a disease that commonly affects lungs. It is caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria and can be spread to any organ in body with blood …