Cultivo de ganglio linfático
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Para obtener una muestra de tejido linfático para biopsia se inserta una aguja dentro del ganglio linfático y se toma una muestra de líquido para ser enviada al laboratorio. En la prueba de laboratorio se aíslan e identifican organismos que causan infección. Esta prueba puede realizarse si se sospecha de peste, de otra manera, muy raramente se practica.
- Last Reviewed on 12/06/2011
- David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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