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Had renal transplant done. Having dry cough. Test showed growth of gram positive cocci. What does this mean?

hello doctor, my mother had a renal transplant 4 years back she is on immunosupressant and many other medicines recommended by her doctor, but from last three months she is having a problem of dry cough which occurs every night . She had done a sputum culture and the report show moderate growth of Gram positive cocci. can u please tell what does this mean?? waiting for your reply.
Asked On : Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello
This means your mother is having chest infection and the organism responsible for this infection is gram positive cocci.
According to the culture report,a proper anti biotic can be given.
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Answered: Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello
This means your mother is having chest infection and the organism responsible for this infection is gram positive cocci.
According to the culture report,a proper anti biotic can be given.
Thanks
Answered: Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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