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Cause of consistent cough and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   had consistent cough and fever i had a sputum culture report which suggested pus cells with gram negative cocci in pairs single and also gram positive cocci and bacilli seen. doctor suggested antibiotic treatment for a week were i had ceftriaxone and amikacin sulphate injection two times a day. now after the treatment again i had a sputum culture test which is suggesting few pus cells with gram negative cocci and bacilli also seen and also in organisms isolated scanty growth of klebsiella sp is found. kindly let me know whether again i am having an infection and ur suggestions?
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   dr raju here
Doctor :   I suggest you to get an culture sensitivity of the sputum
User :   doctor can u kindly give ur suggestions
User :   i hav got already
User :   few pus cells with gram negative cocci and bacilli also seen and also in organisms isolated scanty growth of klebsiella sp is found. kindly let me know whether again i am having an infection and ur suggestions?
Doctor :   the test ill help you in knowing the exact medicine which will cure the infection
Doctor :   i meant antibiotic sensitivity test
User :   is this a infection?
Doctor :   yes
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