https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3410464/

However, it is unclear whether the sputum colour can be used for diagnosis of a ... Keywords: Acute cough, bacterial infection, diagnostic test, family practice, ...

https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-sputum-2249192

May 8, 2019 ... What is sputum and what do the different colors mean (such as white, ... cytology and sputum cultures may be helpful in diagnosing disease.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputum

Sputum is mucus and is the name used for the coughed-up material (phlegm) from the lower ... Such color hints are best detected when the sputum is viewed on a very white background such as white paper, a white pot, or a white sink surface .... "Sputum color for diagnosis of a bacterial infection in patients with acute cough" ...

https://www.webmd.com/lung/what-is-a-sputum-culture

Dec 14, 2018 ... A sputum culture is a sample of the gooey substance that often comes up from your chest ... Off-white, yellow or green: This mean your sputum probably includes large ... Tuberculosis Diagnosis: How Do I Know If I have TB?

http://www.rcjournal.com/contents/04.08/04.08.0450.pdf

Sputum Color: Potential Implications for Clinical Practice ... visits, diagnostic testing, and antibiotic prescription in the United States. We sought to determine.

https://www.healthline.com/health/green-phlegm

Mar 15, 2017 ... We show you what each color of phlegm could mean for your health. ... It can be difficult to self-diagnose what type of lung issue you're having.

https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/blog/what-does-the-color-of-your-phlegm-mean

Dec 22, 2017 ... Learn what the color of your phlegm is telling you. ... give you a specific diagnosis but it is a clue to identifying the health issue that ails you.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321563.php

Apr 21, 2018 ... Blood in the sputum or mucus when a person coughs or spits is called hemoptysis. Although the blood can be worrying, it is usually not a cause ...

https://erj.ersjournals.com/content/34/2/361

This study explored the utility of sputum colour in clinically stable patients with ... All patients had an established diagnosis of bronchiectasis based on clinical ...

https://erj.ersjournals.com/content/39/6/1354

Oct 3, 2011 ... As previous investigations of sputum colour as a diagnostic marker were single- centre studies [3–5], these data from many different centres in ...