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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia - Page 4

Chest x-ray results

A sputum culture was obtained and sent to the lab for gram stain, culture, and sensitivities.

Gram stain and culture report

  • 27. What health care professional is responsible for gram stain and culture testing?
  • 28. A gram stain differentiates bacteria into what two classes?
  • 29. Why would an immunocompromised patient be more susceptible to disease?

Noah was again admitted to the hospital and started on antibiotics to treat gram-negative pneumonia. After 10 days of aggressive antibiotic therapy, another set of chest x-rays were ordered

Chest x-ray results

  • 30. What is pneumonia? What are some causes of pneumonia?
  • 31. What is the difference between Noah's initial and final chest x-ray?
  • 32. Which health care professionals worked together to diagnose and treat Noah's pneumonia? Define each role.

CBC and Bone Marrow Aspirate Results

  • 33. Do Noah's CBC and Bone marrow aspirate results indicate he is making progress? Base your answer on specific results.