Culture, Bacterial, Anal/Genital, Ear, Eye, Skin, and Wound

Culture, Bacterial, Anal/Genital, Ear, Eye, Skin, and Wound is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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Common Use:
To identify pathogenic bacterial organisms as an indicator for appropriate therapeutic interventions for multiple sites of infection.

Specimen:
Sterile fluid or swab from affected area placed in transport media tube provided by laboratory.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Culture aerobic and/or anaerobic on selected media; cell culture followed by use of direct immunofluorescence, nucleic acid amplification, polymerase chain reaction [PCR], and DNA probe assays [e.g., Gen-Probe] are available for identification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococcus), and Chlamydia trachomatis.) Culture, negative: No growth of pathogens. Culture-enhanced PCR or other DNA assays, negative: None detected.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Culture, Bacterial, Anal/Genital, Ear, Eye, Skin, and Wound ID - 425199 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425199/all/Culture__Bacterial__Anal_Genital__Ear__Eye__Skin__and_Wound ER -