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Esophageal culture

Esophageal culture

Esophageal culture: An esophageal culture is used to look for infectious bacteria, viruses, parasites, or fungi in the esophagus. A sample of esophageal fluid is taken by endoscopy through the mouth, and sent to the laboratory for growth on special media.

Esophageal culture: Other Names

Other names for Esophageal culture include:

  • Esophageal mucosa culture
  • Culture-esophageal

Symptoms Associated with Esophageal culture

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Esophageal culture:

Diseases Associated with Esophageal culture

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Esophageal culture:

Basic Information: Esophageal culture

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Esophageal culture' may be involved.

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