Genitourinary Tuberculosis

Measures:

Lab Studies:

Urine Studies:

Tuberculin Skin Test:

Acid-fast bacillus (AFB) smear, and culture and sensitivity (C/S) test:

Radiological Studies:

Chest X-Ray:

 Spine Radiography:

Abdominal Radiography:

Excretory Urography:

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Cystography and Urethrography:

Ultrasound Abdomen & Retroperitoneum:

Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS):

Scrotal Ultrasound:

Computed Tomography (CT) of the Abdomen and Pelvis:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI):

Renal scan:

Rarely used radiological investigations:

Polymerase chain reaction:

Laparoscopy:

Biopsy:

Semen Analysis:

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA):

Rarely performed tests:

 


Document Provenance and History

Document Author: Dr. Fazal Danish

Document Created: 21st April 2006

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