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Alternate Names : Sputum Exam for Acid-Fast Bacilli
Sputum Exam for Mycobacteria | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values
Normally, no Mycobacteria are observed. If the test is positive, the cause of the lung infection is Mycobacteria.
Sputum Exam for Mycobacteria: Preparation & Expectations
Author: David T. Moran, MD Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD Date Reviewed: 09/04/01