Cultivo del tejido duodenal

La biopsia de tejido duodenal se realiza al insertar un tubo especial en el duodeno a través de la nariz o la boca. Cuando el tubo se encuentra en el lugar adecuado, se succiona parte del líquido localizado en el duodeno. Cuando termina el procedimiento, se retira el tubo y se envía la muestra al laboratorio para su evaluación. El examen se realiza para determinar la presencia de una infección o si cualquier microorganismo presente podría causar infección.Cultivo del tejido duodenal

Revision

Last reviewed 5/26/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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