What is the role of culture and sensitivity studies in the workup of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)?

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Roman J Nowicki, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Culture and sensitivity studies may be helpful. Bacteria isolated from lesions in patients with chronic granulomatous disease are usually catalase positive.


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