Genexpert MTB/RIF Resistance (Pulmonary) Test55+ booked in last 3 days
Genexpert MTB/RIF Resistance test measures the amount of TB bacteria in the blood.
Frequently Asked Questions
To detect the presence of TB bacteria and evaluate resistance to the TB drug, Rifampicin
Your doctor may recommend this test for you if he suspects that you have tuberculosis.
The symptoms include:
- An exposure to a person with tuberculosis is considered a risk factor
- chroniccough that produces phlegm or sputum, sometimes blood – a cough that persists more than two weeks and worsens over a period of time
- night sweats
- unexplained weight loss
The test is a molecular test which detects the DNA of Tuberculosis (TB) bacteria.
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