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Dear Prof Walter

Which diseases are identified for Sputum test in Human Beings and Pets?.

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Prashant

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Just about any disease caused by aerobic bacteria can be detected by a sputum culture. These would include Strep and dstaph infections, some STD,s such as syphyllis or gonorrhea, and many intestinal diseases such as typhiod fever. Tetanus and viral disease cannt.
Not being a vet I am not sure about oet diseases

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Walter Hintz

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Science teacher for over 50 years. MSc. in biology. I can answer questions in general biology, zoology, botany, anatomy and physiology and biochemistry.

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I have a MSc in biology and have been a science teacher for over 50 years. At present I am a faculty member at a college and a science consultant at seven catholic schools.

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The Ohio journal of Science
Momentum-The Journal of the Catholic Education Association

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