Cultivo de tejido hepático
Para la biopsia del hígado, se introduce una aguja en dicho órgano y se extrae una muestra de tejido para posteriormente examinarla en el laboratorio. Este examen se realiza para determinar la presencia de la infección por tuberculosis en el hígado.
Last reviewed 12/6/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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