Progress in Methods for More Rapid Isolation of Agents Responsible for Bacteremia

  • J. M. Matsen
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The processing of blood cultures is undergoing rapid change, as is apparent from a steady proliferation of information regarding blood volumes, media, media volumes, blood to media ratios, media additives, subculturing philosophy, collection systems, and media container permutation, as well as innovative total system approaches.


Blood Culture Infective Endocarditis Isolator System Acridine Orange Blood Culture Bottle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Matsen
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  1. 1.Departments of Pathology and PediatricsUniversity of Utah School of MedicineSalt lake CityUSA

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