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What are the tests for empyema?

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Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Culture fluid

Usually start with a ct scan, followed by aspiration of fluid from the pleural space to see if it's infected.

In brief: Culture fluid

Usually start with a ct scan, followed by aspiration of fluid from the pleural space to see if it's infected.
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
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