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Culture, Bacterial, Throat or Nasopharyngeal

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Routine throat culture.

Common Use:
To identify pathogenic bacterial organisms in the throat and nares as an indicator for appropriate therapeutic interventions. Treat infections such as pharyngitis, thrush, strep throat, and screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Throat or nasopharyngeal swab.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Aerobic culture) No growth.

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