bronchoscopic brush

bron·cho·scop·ic brush

a small brush for insertion through a bronchoscope to wipe off cells for microscopic identification in suspected bronchial carcinoma and in obtaining microbiologic material for staining and culture.
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In Sabouraud dextrose agar, bronchoscopic brush specimen culture grew white and woolly colonies of fungus, and it displayed as annular area in the colonies central [Figure 1]c, [Figure 1]d, [Figure 1]e.
Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope revolutionized the cytological diagnostic techniques in lung cancer in modalities like bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and bronchoscopic brush cytology.