M194-3

Sputum fluid: Streptococcus pneumoniae – Shipped on February 10, 2020 FINAL RESULTS

HISTORY

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

  1. Closely correlating the culture with the Gram stain result is important for optimal reporting.

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