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How is a sputum culture obtained when you are being tested?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: You spit it out.
Basically, you hock up a logey and spit it into a sterile cup.
If you can't hock up any phlegm, for whatever reason, they go in after it with a thin tube and suck it out.

In brief: You spit it out.
Basically, you hock up a logey and spit it into a sterile cup.
If you can't hock up any phlegm, for whatever reason, they go in after it with a thin tube and suck it out.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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