URINE FUNGUS CULTURE

 : Urine fungus culture Indications : The test is ordered to detect the following conditions: • Candiduria • Urinary tract mycosis Avoid diuretics prior to the test as this will dilute the... Read more »

URINE CULTURE

Test : Urine culture Indications : A urine culture is usually ordered when the symptoms of UTI, such as pain and burning sensation on urination, are detected. The test is done for... Read more »

TRICHOMONAS PREPARATION

Test : Trichomonas preparation Indications : T vaginalis wet preparation is commonly used to diagnose T vaginalis infection. To carry out wet mount microscopy, vaginal fluid is collected from the posterior fornix... Read more »

THROAT CULTURE

Test : Throat culture Indications : The test is mostly employed when symptoms of Strep throat are observed in a person. A throat culture is ordered for the following reasons – •... Read more »

SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING FUNGI

Test : Susceptibility testing, Fungi Indications : The invitro susceptibility testing for fungi is ordered for the following reasons: • Analyze the effect of anti fungal medications and to determine its impact... Read more »

STOOL FUNGUS CULTURE

Test : Stool fungus culture Indications : Stool fungus test is ordered to detect fungal infection in a patient. Stool samples can be obtained by inserting cotton swabs containing a preservative into... Read more »

STOOL CULTURE

Test : Stool culture Indications : Screen for pathogenic bacterial organisms in the stool, diagnose typhoid fever, enteric fever, bacillary dysentery, salmonella infection. Physiology : Diarrhea is common in patients with AIDS.... Read more »

SPUTUM MYCOBACTERIA CULTURE

Test : Sputum Mycobacteria culture Indications : The emergence of M. tuberculosis and M. avium- induced intracellular infections in those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been increasing. The test is ordered... Read more »

SPUTUM CULTURE

Test : Sputum culture Indications : The test is ordered to identify the causative organism, when a patient presents with chronic upper respiratory tract infection. For the test, sputum located deep in... Read more »

SKIN FUNGUS CULTURE

Test : Skin fungus culture Indications : The test is ordered for the following reasons: • Fungal infection is suspected in the skin, nails or hair • Skin rash, sore or ulcer... Read more »