Direct Examination of Specimens

  • Glenn D. Roberts
  • Pauline K. W. Yu
  • John A. WashingtonII


Direct examination of clinical material can often provide the etiological diagnosis of an infectious process (Table 2-1) and the opportunity to initiate appropriate therapy before the results of cultures become available.


Methylene Blue Bacterial Meningitis Malachite Green Direct Examination Acute Bacterial Meningitis 
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  • Glenn D. Roberts
  • Pauline K. W. Yu
  • John A. WashingtonII

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