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Bone tuberculosis

Please explain the following results of afb culture test:- Zn stain (direct): no acid fast bacilli seen, Zn stain (after concentration): no acid fast bacilli seen, Organism isolated: no growth after 8weeks of incubation Method:BD MGIT 320TB system rapid detection and continuous monitoring using fluorescent method
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain Bangalore | General Physician
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hello there.

it means that no tuberculosis bacteria were seen and after trying to grow the organism on a culture media, no growth was observed. which is equal to no tuberculosis bacteria.
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