A member asked:

I had a cyst on my back that had to be cut and drained. i'm waiting for the culture but the pus was green does that indicate any type of bacteria?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

Gram stain and culture has to be resulted in order to treat correctly. Some people guess based on color or smell of pus. But, this does not have accuracy.

Answered May 11, 2015

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