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Case Study, continued

The clinician calls the laboratory to obtain instructions for collection of the specimen. Which of these specimens and collection techniques would be MOST appropriate for the recovery of Bordetella pertussis? Consider your response and click on a choice to reveal why it is appropriate or why it would be suboptimal for recovery of B. pertussis.