Department of Microbiology: Online Lab Manual

Respiratory Manual

Procedures including bronchoscopy specimens, epiglottal swabs, lung biopsies, mouth swabs, nasal swabs, and throat swabs.

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Introduction
  Bronchoscopy Specimens
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» Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL), Bronchoscopy Aspirates / Washings - Routine

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» Routine Lung Transplant Bronchoscopy Specimen

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» CMV Surveillance Bronchoscopy Specimens

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» Bronchial Brush Specimens

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Epiglottal Swabs
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Lung Biopies
Open Lung/Transthoracic Needle/Transbronchial Lung Biopsies
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Mouth Swabs
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Nasal Swabs for Culture and Sensitivities
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Nasal Swabs For Methicillin Resistant S.aureus (MRSA)
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Nasopharyngeal Swabs/Auger Suctions For Bordetella pertussis
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Oral Abscess Swabs
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Sinus/Antral Specimens
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Sputum (Including Endotracheal Tube and Tracheostomy Specimens)
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  Yeast Identification
  Appendices
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» Appendix I: Reagents / Materials / Media

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