Covid Sample Collection in Amritsar

ACTH Hormone: Purpose, Procedure, And Results


ACTH stands for Adrenocorticotropic Hormone is a hormone produced in the anterior or front pituitary gland in the brain. The function of this hormone is to regulate the levels of a steroid hormone called cortisol released by the adrenal gland. Cortisol is a type fop natural built-in alarming system that is present in most of […]

Acid-fast Bacilli

Acid-Fast Bacilli(AFB) Smear And Culture


Acid-fast Bacilli (AFB) smear and culture are two different tests, performed together at MSPHL, Tuberculosis (TB) Unit. The term AFB smear is used to refer the microscopic examination of fluorochrome stain of the specimen. AFB culture is a shot of a specimen onto métier Becton-Dickinson Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube (B-D MGIT broth) and Lowenstein-Jensen (L-J) […]