A Multicenter Evaluation of Blood Culture Practices, Contamination Rates, and the Distribution of Causative Bacteria


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Altindis M., Koroglu M., DEMIRAY T., DAL T., Ozdemir M., Sengil A. Z., ...More

JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol.9, no.1, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/jjm.29766
  • Journal Name: JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The prognostic value of blood culture testing in the diagnosis of bacteremia is limited by contamination.