Abscess, Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria culture Indications :
Identification of bacteria causing abscess and provide therapy
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.
Fluid, pus, or abscess material
Test Method :
Aerobic and anaerobic culture
Related Tests :
Cerobrospinal Fluid Anaerobic culture, Fine Needle Aspiration, Susceptibility Testing, Wound culture.