Pericardial Fluid Culture-Sensitivity Test

Pericardial Fluid Culture-Sensitivity Test

Pericardial Fluid Culture-Sensitivity Test

What is the pericardial fluid culture and sensitivity test?

The bacteria that cause infections are grown in the fluid around the heart to test their sensitivity. The pericardium has anaerobic infections. A pericardial fluid culture collects a sample of fluid from the sac surrounding the heart. It detects pathogenic organisms.

Why Done? 

You should get this test if you have a fever, dry cough, fatigue, excessive sweating, chest pain, rib splinting, shortness of breath, bending over and holding your chest, or swelling in your abdomen or legs. This test can also help plan treatment based on bacteria type. The test is also recommended to assess the treatment's efficacy.

Procedure

The lab technician will provide details about the process. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

Fasting is required. You may have a chest x-ray or ultrasound to identify the fluid collection area.

Required Documents for Pericardial Fluid Culture/Sensitivity Test:

  • A doctor's prescription
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of Pericardial Fluid C/S Test in Delhi: 

The C/S Pericardial Fluid Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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