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What does AFB stand for?

AFB stands for Acid-Fast Bacteria

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Biopsy specimens were negative for acid-fast bacteria and mycobacterial growth (again, different solid and liquid media, extended incubation periods).
[FIGURE OMITTED] Histopathologic and Bacteriologic Testing and Polymerase Chain Reaction Amplification Various organs and tissues from seven banded mongooses and a suricate were fixed in 10% buffered Formol-saline, embedded in paraffin wax, cut into 4-[micro]m sections, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin, as well as Kinyoun's method for acid-fast bacteria (AFIP modification) (7).