Mycobacterium tuberculosis

This is an important test that can be used to diagnose tuberculosis.

Venous blood
1 tests included
7 days turnaround



About Mycobacterium tuberculosis

What is Mycobacterium tuberculosis?

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) is the bacterium responsible for causing tuberculosis. Tuberculosis primarily affects the lungs but can spread to the kidneys, lungs and brain. It is spread to other people through coughing and sneezing.

Symptoms include a bad cough, coughing up blood, fatigue, fever and weight loss.  

Why take the test?

This test detects the presence of M. tuberculosis in the blood and can be used to diagnose tuberculosis.


What's tested


How it works



Purchase your Kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.



Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.



Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.