Bacterial Surveyance in a Blood Bank

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Bacillus Pseudomonas Staphylococcus Smit Klebsiella 

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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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