This test checks for the presence of bacteria in body fluids other than urine, blood or stool.
This test checks for the presence of bacteria in body fluids other than urine, blood or stool. It may be done on fluid from a wound or from the nose, throat, vagina, spine or other part of the body.
Your healthcare provider will tell you if you need to stop taking any medicine before the test. In most cases, no special preparation is needed.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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