Chapter 6

Laboratory Diagnosis

M. Mahmoudi, S. Ghafourian*, H. Kazemian and B. Badaksh

Abstract

Due to the high potency of P. aeruginosa in pathogenesis and diffusion in the human body, it can be diagnosed in a variety of clinical specimens. For this purpose, the unique properties of P. aeruginosa are used. In general, the appearance of the bacterium under the microscope and its features on culture media as well as biochemical tests are widely used for the initial diagnosis of P. aeruginosa in the clinical laboratories. In this section, the diagnostic routine tests are briefly discussed so the readers can easily use them.

Total Pages: 56-58 (3)

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