Lymph node culture is a laboratory test performed on a lymph node to identify microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) that cause infection and lymph node swelling.
Culture - lymph node
A sample of fluid from a lymph node is needed. This may be done using a needle to draw out fluid (aspiration) or during a
The sample is sent to a laboratory where it is placed in a special dish and...Read more
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