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Bacterial Meningitis Screen Test

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Bacterial Meningitis Screen Test is a crucial diagnostic procedure aimed at identifying the presence of bacteria in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. This test is vital for diagnosing bacterial meningitis, a serious infection that can lead to severe complications and requires prompt treatment. The procedure involves collecting a sample of CSF through a lumbar puncture and analyzing it for bacterial DNA, antigens, or other markers indicative of infection.

At DNA Labs UAE, this test is conducted with precision and care, utilizing state-of-the-art technology to ensure accurate and reliable results. The cost of the Bacterial Meningitis Screen Test at DNA Labs UAE is 670 AED. The facility is known for its high-quality services, provided by skilled professionals who prioritize patient safety and confidentiality. Getting tested at DNA Labs UAE offers patients peace of mind, knowing they are receiving top-notch medical care in their quest for a diagnosis and treatment plan.

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Bacterial Meningitis Screen Test

Test Cost: AED 670.0

Test Components:

  • Group B Streptococcus
  • H.influenzae Type B
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Neisseria meningitidis Group A, C, Y, W135 & B
  • E.coli K1

Price: AED 670.0

Sample Condition:

2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST OR 2 mL (1 mL min.) CSF in a sterile screw capped vial OR 5 mL (3 mL min.) random urine in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Report Delivery: Daily

Method: Latex Agglutination

Test Type: Infections, Disorders of Nervous System

Doctor: Physician, Neurologist

Test Department:

Pre Test Information:

No special preparation required

Test Details:

The Bacterial Meningitis Screen test is a diagnostic tool used to identify the presence of bacteria in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which is the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This test is performed when meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, is suspected.

During the test, a sample of CSF is collected through a lumbar puncture, also known as a spinal tap. The CSF sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis. The Bacterial Meningitis Screen test specifically looks for the presence of bacteria, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Haemophilus influenzae, which are common causes of bacterial meningitis.

In the laboratory, the CSF sample is cultured, which involves placing the sample in a growth medium to allow any bacteria present to multiply. After a certain period of incubation, the culture is examined for the presence of bacterial growth. If bacteria are detected, further tests are conducted to identify the specific type of bacteria causing the infection.

The Bacterial Meningitis Screen test is crucial in diagnosing bacterial meningitis as it helps determine the appropriate treatment. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that requires immediate treatment with antibiotics to prevent serious complications and potential death.

Test Name BACTERIAL MENINGITIS SCREEN Test
Components *Group B Streptococcus *H.influenzae Type B *Streptococcus pneumoniae *Neisseria meningitidis Group A, C, Y, W135 & B *E.coli K1
Price 670.0 AED
Sample Condition 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST OR2 mL (1 mL min.) CSF in a sterile screw capped vial OR 5 mL (3 mL min.) random urine in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Report Delivery Daily
Method Latex Agglutination
Test type Infections, Disorders of Nervous system
Doctor Physician, Neurologist
Test Department:
Pre Test Information No special preparation required
Test Details

The Bacterial Meningitis Screen test is a diagnostic tool used to identify the presence of bacteria in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which is the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This test is performed when meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, is suspected.

During the test, a sample of CSF is collected through a lumbar puncture, also known as a spinal tap. The CSF sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis. The Bacterial Meningitis Screen test specifically looks for the presence of bacteria, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Haemophilus influenzae, which are common causes of bacterial meningitis.

In the laboratory, the CSF sample is cultured, which involves placing the sample in a growth medium to allow any bacteria present to multiply. After a certain period of incubation, the culture is examined for the presence of bacterial growth. If bacteria are detected, further tests are conducted to identify the specific type of bacteria causing the infection.

The Bacterial Meningitis Screen test is crucial in diagnosing bacterial meningitis as it helps determine the appropriate treatment. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that requires immediate treatment with antibiotics to prevent serious complications and potential death.