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What do my blood culture reports indicate?

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Posted on Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Question: Blood culture reports show organism isolated:klebsiella pneumoniae grown in culture
What does this mean?
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Hello. It suggests infection in the blood

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. So the report suggests infection of the blood by klebsiella bacteria. It is a serious condition and will require hospitalisation followed by antibiotic support as per the sensitivity report.
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (5 hours later)
Many thanks for the analysis and letting us know Doctor.Can this be cured permanently with the help of antibiotic support?This infection has occurred due to permanent Catheter placed near chest area for regular haemodialysis. Will that has to be removed and What are the survival chances
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (1 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Hello. Yes it is curable

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. The catheter needs to be removed and antibiotics are required.
It is completely curable.
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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What do my blood culture reports indicate?

Brief Answer: Hello. It suggests infection in the blood Detailed Answer: Hello dear. So the report suggests infection of the blood by klebsiella bacteria. It is a serious condition and will require hospitalisation followed by antibiotic support as per the sensitivity report. Thanks and regards