NEET MDS

The Power Course

Whooping cough investigation of choice

Instructions

A 7-month-old child presents with a history of bouts cough ending with a whoop. Immunization history is not available. What is the best way to confirm the diagnosis?



Choices

1 ) Nasopharyngeal swab
2 ) Cough plate culture
3 ) Tracheal aspirate
4 ) Oral swab

Explanation



Answer

Nasopharyngeal swab

Last Modified : 28-Jan-2020

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