Sputum Culture and Sensitivity: Introduction, Report, Clinical Significance, Common Pathogens, and Keynotes

A step of sample inoculation on blood agar for Sputum Culture and Sensitivity

Introduction Sputum culture and sensitivity is a medical laboratory test used to identify and determine the susceptibility of bacteria or other microorganisms present in a patient’s sputum, a mixture of saliva and mucus coughed up from the respiratory tract. This diagnostic test is crucial in …

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