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Abscess, Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria culture - Microbiology Test

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Test : Abscess, Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria culture

Indications : Identification of bacteria causing abscess and provide therapy

Physiology : Serious anaerobic infections are due to mixed bacterial flora, which act as pathogenic synergists. Wound infestations are caused by the anaerobes - Bacteroides fragilis, Prevotella melaninogenica, Peptostreptococcus prevotii, Fusobacterium. Aerobes are found in less numbers than anaerobes.

Normal Range : No growth of aerobic or anaerobic bacteria.

Sample : Fluid, pus, or abscess material

Test Method : Aerobic and anaerobic culture

Related Tests : Cerobrospinal Fluid Anaerobic culture, Fine Needle Aspiration, Susceptibility Testing, Wound culture.

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