Role of the Surgical Pathologist in the Diagnosis of Infection
Establish morphologic diagnosis of infection
Assess immunocompetence of the host
Narrow the differential diagnosis of possible pathogens
Confirm results of microbiologic cultures
Refute the relevance of microbiologic cultures
Establish diagnosis unrelated to infection
Identify concomitant infection in a primary inflammatory or neoplastic disorder
Identify new pathogens
Author Profile

Dr. D.Zeqiraj medical doctor at QKUK- Pristina, department of Infectious disease.