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Skin culture

Skin culture

Skin culture: A skin culture is a test for infection-causing bacteria and other microorganisms in a skin lesion or pus/fluid from a skin lesion; a sample is removed under local anesthesia and tested for growth of disease-causing bacteria and other microorganisms on special media.

Symptoms Associated with Skin culture

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

  • Rash
  • Painful rash
  • Bulbous rash

Diseases Associated with Skin culture

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

  • Streptococcal bacterial infection
  • Staphylococcal bacterial infection
  • Dermatitis
  • Candida infection of the skin

Basic Information: Skin culture

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

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