Culture and Sensitivity
Bacterial Wound, Stool, Sputum, Urine, AFB Smear
To detect and identify the cause of bacteria and to monitor the efficacy of treatment. To determine the likelihood that a particular antibiotic or antifungal drug will be effective in stopping the growth of the bacteria or fungi causing your infection.
When you have an infection and one or more types of bacteria or fungi have been grown and isolated in a culture from a sample obtained from the site of suspected infection; when your infection is not responding to treatment.