bacteriological specimen

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bacteriological specimen

A body fluid, secretion or tissue (e.g., blood, sputum, urine, CSF, biopsy material) sent to a lab on which bacterial cultures are grown.
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bacteriological specimen

Infectious disease Any body fluid, secretion, or tissue–eg, blood, sputum, urine, CSF, biopsy material, sent to a laboratory, from which bacterial cultures are performed
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Bacteriologic specimens were obtained by lesion swabs and transported to SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories (Van Nuys, Calif) for culture according to standard aerobic and anaerobic techniques as appropriate.