Culture - lymph node
A normal result means there was no growth of microorganisms on the lab dish.
Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
Abnormal results are a sign of a bacterial, fungal, or viral infection. Infections may include atypical mycobacterial infection.
Armitage JO. Approach to the patient with lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 311.
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