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Throat Culture

Alternate Names : Throat Swab, Pharyngeal Culture

Throat Culture | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens later at home?

The person can resume their normal activities once they have gotten over their sore throat.

What are the potential complications after the procedure?

There are no complications from the procedure. Having a throat culture done is harmless and only slightly uncomfortable. Sometimes children may gag or even vomit from having the back of their throat touched.

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Throat Culture: Preparation & Expectations


Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 09/20/01

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