What is the role of blood culture in the workup of fungal pneumonia?

Updated: Jun 21, 2019
  • Author: Romeo A Mandanas, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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Obtain a blood culture to identify Candida species (lysis centrifugation) or B dermatitidis if the patient has disseminated disease.


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