Medical Definition of Sputum culture

1. The incubation of expectorated material for the purpose of identifying a bacterial contaminant. Sputum cultures can assist the physician in appropriate antibiotic choice for the treatment of pneumonia or bronchitis. (27 Sep 1997)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sputum Culture

sputniks
sputs
sputter
sputtered
sputterer
sputterers
sputtering
sputtering yield
sputteringly
sputterings
sputters
sputtery
sputum
sputum aerogenosum
sputum analysis
sputum culture (current term)
sputum for acid-fast organisms
sputum smear
spy
spy-fi
spy on
spy ring
spy rings
spy satellite
spy satellites
spyal
spyals
spyboat
spyboats
spycam

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