Bacterial Surveyance in a Blood Bank

  • P. C. Das
  • C. Th. Smit Sibinga
  • J. Dankert
Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 7)


Bacterial contamination of blood, causing injury to patients, is philosophically an anethema, since blood is supposed to save lives — not to cause injury. As any infusion fluid, the potential risk of contamination from blood does exist, especially since blood and its products are themselves good growth media.


Bacterial Contamination Infusion Fluid Blood Bank Transfusion Reaction Donor Skin 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Boston 1984

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  • P. C. Das
  • C. Th. Smit Sibinga
  • J. Dankert

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