Sputum fluid: Streptococcus pneumoniae – Shipped on February 10, 2020 FINAL RESULTS
A simulated sputum sample collected from a 56 year old male alcoholic was sent to category A laboratories.
Participants were expected to isolate and identify Streptococcus pneumoniae
MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M194-3
- Closely correlating the culture with the Gram stain result is important for optimal reporting.