Exudate Information and Courses from MediaLab, Inc.
These are the MediaLab courses that cover Exudate and links to relevant pages within the course.
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|A Gram stain of the serous exudate is shown in the image. The appropriate report would read:||View Page|
|Histology of Brain Biopsy|
The H & E section of the brain biopsy (left frame of image)revealed edema of the parencymya with the accumulation of inflammatory cells in the perivascular spaces. The close in view of the exudate (right frame of image) reveals that the inflammatory exudate is comprised primarily of polymorphonuclear luekocytes. The histologic diagnosis therefore is suppurative meningitis, with culture results necessary to establish the etiologic agent.
|In a male with a purulent urethral exudate, a presumptive diagnosis of gonorrhea is made by finding Gram negative intracellular diplococci in a direct smear of the exudate.||View Page|