Posted: October 11th, 2017
Which is the correct procedure for collecting a sputum specimen for culture and sensitivity testing?
A. Have the patient place the specimen in a container and enclose the container in a plastic bag
B. Have the patient expectorate the sputum while the nurse holds the container
C. Have the patient expectorate the sputum into a sterile container
D. Offer the patient an antiseptic mouthwash just before he expectorate the sputum
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