Sputum culture

What is Sputum culture?

It is test where bacteria and fungi are identified in the lung infection cases after subjecting sputum to test.

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Hello doctor..my grandmother (age 83) has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia in her bottom part of lung..her wbcs 4 days back were 242000. She in...

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Thank you for your query.

Would you please clarify a few things for me?
-did she have any...

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Finishing a10 day Zpack today for bacterial pneumonia. Feeling better but started coughing again last night. This morning cough is productive...

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Yes, you should definitely get done sputum culture and sensitivity report.

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I have been suffering from severe coufghing.doctor advised to sputum culture & sensitivity.
I have the test and this are the results.

doctor1 MD

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Respiratory infection

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Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.

Your sputum culture result is...

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