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Hospitalized for pneumonia, sputum culture done, What are the findings from the report?

Hi, my name is Brandi. I was hospitalized for 1 week with double pneumonia. I had a sputum culture done and results were just now posted after my release. Came back with these results: RARE SQUAMOUS EPITHELIAL CELLS
MODERATE WBC'S
RARE GRAM POSITIVE COCCI IN PAIRS
RARE GRAM POSITIVE COCCOBACILLI
SPUTUM ACCEPTABLE FOR CULTURE
Im curious what these results mean and if i have reason to worry or seek any sort of treatment?
Asked On : Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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Thank for asking to HCM
The report indicates that the organism is detected in sputum, Gram -ve and Gram +ve cocci is name of bacteria, the sputum can be tested for culture, means they will grow more bacteria taking it from the sputum, for further test like sensitivity, have nice day.
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