A duodenal tissue culture is a laboratory exam to check a piece of tissue from the first part of the small intestine (duodenum) for infection-causing organisms.
Duodenal tissue culture
A piece of tissue from the first part of the small intestine is taken during an upper endoscopy (
The sample is then sent to a lab, and placed in a special dish (culture media) that allows bacteria or viruses to grow. The sample is...Read more
It is inevitable; at some point you are going to need an upper endoscopy and/or colonoscopy. Many people fear the discomfort that they... Read more »