Laryngitis

Last updated: Friday, 17, December, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests

Sputum microscopy and culture only if laryngitis is severe or recurrent.

Viral infection

  • Parainfluenza
  • Influenza
  • Rhinovirus
  • Adenovirus

Bacterial infection

Granulomatous infection

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Candida albicans

Laryngoscopic biopsy with mycobacteria testing, fungal microscopy and culture.
See Tuberculosis
See Candidiasis