EXERCISE, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS: To complete this exercise, circle the letter of the response that best
answers the question or completes the statement or write the answer in the space
provided. After you have completed the all of the exercises, turn to "Solutions to
Exercises" at the end of this lesson and check your answers. If you have responded to
any of the exercises incorrectly, reread the material referenced after the answer.
For self-protection and to prevent the spread of disease, you should
when collecting specimens for laboratory analysis.
A throat culture is done to ____________________________________________
____________________________ that may be causing a throat disorder.
A full culture and sensitivity test takes ________________________________.
The supplies and equipment required to obtain a sample for throat culture are:
Which of the following is not a correct step in collecting a sample for throat culture.
a. Illuminate the back of the throat.
b. Swab inflamed and purulent sites in the tonsillar area.
Swab the tongue and cheeks before placing the cotton-tipped applicator into
the culture tube.
d. Label the culture tube with the patient's name, SSAN, and ward number.