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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 21-24

Negative images of mycobacteria revisited in rapid on-site evaluation


1 Department of Pathology, AIIMS, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Surgery, AIIMS, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Radiodiagnosis, AIIMS, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Tummidi Santosh
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Mangalagiri - 522 503, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijcpc.ijcpc_21_20

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Rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) with routine fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a simple, economical, highly accurate tool in the diagnosis of tuberculous lesions. The sample collected can be used for ancillary studies, i.e., Ziehl–Neelsen stain, Cartridge-based nuclei acid amplification testing (CB-NAAT) and bacterial culture for confirmation of the tubercular species. We report a case of a 31-year-old male who presented with left supraclavicular lymphadenopathy. ROSE with FNAC helped in the diagnosis of the patient. FNAC is a rapid minimally invasive method for the early detection of tubercular lesions and helps in proper treatment.


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