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Why would a person need a synovial fluid fungal culture test?

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Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Septic arthritis: A fungal culture would be performed on the fluid collected from a joint if the joint was infected and not responding to typical antibiotic therapy. Joint infections caused by fungal infections are not common.

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