Workbook in Microbiology 7e

6. What special precautions are necessary for collecting and handling specimens from tuberculosis patients?

7. Is the presence of acid-fast bacilli in a sputum sufficient evidence of tuberculosis? Why?

8. Why do some culture reports for pathogenic mycobacteria require 6 or more weeks?

9. If you were caring for a patient with tuberculosis, what type of isolation precautions would you use?

10. In the United States, an acid-fast isolate from a patient with AIDS is most likely to be which mycobacterial species?

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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  • HANNA-MARI HAUTANIEMI
    Why do some culture reports for pathogenic mycobacteria require 6 or more weeks?
    5 years ago

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