Clinical scenario for part 2 FRCPath – Ear swab culture – growing Aspergillus

John Jones, 12y, M

Clinical details: Otitis externa

Antibiotic – not mentioned, Allergies – not mentioned

Sample – Ear swab

Growing Aspergillus niger.


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