A 48-year-old member asked:
bronchitis how is a sputum culture done?
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Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Sample...: Basically you cough some sputum into a specimen cup obtained from the lab. The best specimen is obtained from an early morning cough.
6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Radiology 54 years experience
Cough and spit: Sputum in expelled into a cup and it is examined under a microscope and smeared on culture plate for organisms to grow.
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Last updated Nov 11, 2015
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