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Does giving Tylenol alter Blood Culture results Febrile Neutropenic

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Does giving Tylenol alter Blood Culture results? Febrile Neutropenic patient
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 years ago.
tylenol in no way will alter blood culture results
blood cultures measure any circulating bugs
tylenol is not an antibiotic
so it will not hide the bug results
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