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AFB C/S is Acid-fast Bacilli culture & smear test. This is a test to detect "acid-fast bacilli" a type of bacteria, it is commonly performed to diagnose active TB(Tuberculosis), which is lung disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The sample are taken from different areas depending on symptoms, such as urine, an aspirate from the site of suspected infection, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), other body fluids, or biopsied tissue samp. You should get AFB C/S if you have chronic cough, weight loss, fever, chills, and weakness, that may be due to TB or a nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection or of you're positive for Tuberculin test.