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Rectal culture

Rectal culture

Rectal culture: A rectal culture is a test for infection-causing bacteria and other microorganisms in a sample of secretions/discharge from the rectum and rectal mucosa, including the anus; the sample is tested for growth of disease-causing bacteria and other microorganisms on special media.

Rectal culture: Other Names

Other names for Rectal culture include:

  • Culture-rectal
  • Rectal mucosa culture

Symptoms Associated with Rectal culture

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

Diseases Associated with Rectal culture

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

Basic Information: Rectal culture

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

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