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Research & Reviews  4,107 results

Association of blood culture with carbapenem use in pyogenic liver abscess: a two-cente...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00442-2
BMC Emergency Medicine; He S, Yu J et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Highly empiric use of carbapenem in pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is widespread problem. However, few studies have examined the association between blood culture and carbapenem use in patients with PLA in China. Thus, we conducted this observationa...

Evaluation of a Novel Culture System for Rapid Pathogen Identification and Detection of...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003155
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Chimhini G, Olaru ID et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Neonatal sepsis accounts for a large proportion of neonatal deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. The lack of access to diagnostic testing and excessively long turnaround times to result contributes to delays in sepsis identification and initiation of app...

Clinical performance of ASTA SepsiPrep kit in direct bacterial identification and antim...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcla.23744
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis; Yoo IY, Han J et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Rapid and accurate microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) are essential for timely use of appropriate antimicrobial agents for bloodstream infection. To shorten the time for isolating colonies from the positive blo...

Comparison of microorganism detection and time-to-positivity in pediatric and standard ...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00429-21
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Yarbrough ML, Wallace MA et. al.

Apr 29th, 2021 - New blood culture instrumentation and media formulations have led to improved time-to-positivity (TTP) for positive blood cultures. Data regarding the necessity of pediatric blood culture bottles with contemporary blood culture systems are sparse....

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Guidelines  2 results

Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention of Blood Culture Contamination.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jen.2018.03.019
Journal of Emergency Nursing;

May 22nd, 2018 - Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention of Blood Culture Contamination.|2018||microbiology,standards,standards,prevention & control,

Order of blood draw: Opinion Paper by the European Federation for Clinical Chemistry an...
https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2016-0426
Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine; Cornes M, van Dongen-Lases E et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2016 - It has been well reported over recent years that most errors within the total testing process occur in the pre-analytical phase (46%-68.2%), an area that is usually outside of the direct control of the laboratory and which includes sample collecti...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4,167 results

Association of blood culture with carbapenem use in pyogenic liver abscess: a two-cente...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00442-2
BMC Emergency Medicine; He S, Yu J et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Highly empiric use of carbapenem in pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is widespread problem. However, few studies have examined the association between blood culture and carbapenem use in patients with PLA in China. Thus, we conducted this observationa...

Evaluation of a Novel Culture System for Rapid Pathogen Identification and Detection of...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003155
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Chimhini G, Olaru ID et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Neonatal sepsis accounts for a large proportion of neonatal deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. The lack of access to diagnostic testing and excessively long turnaround times to result contributes to delays in sepsis identification and initiation of app...

Clinical performance of ASTA SepsiPrep kit in direct bacterial identification and antim...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcla.23744
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis; Yoo IY, Han J et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Rapid and accurate microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) are essential for timely use of appropriate antimicrobial agents for bloodstream infection. To shorten the time for isolating colonies from the positive blo...

Comparison of microorganism detection and time-to-positivity in pediatric and standard ...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00429-21
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Yarbrough ML, Wallace MA et. al.

Apr 29th, 2021 - New blood culture instrumentation and media formulations have led to improved time-to-positivity (TTP) for positive blood cultures. Data regarding the necessity of pediatric blood culture bottles with contemporary blood culture systems are sparse....

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News  81 results

Fast Five Quiz: Sepsis Key Aspects
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/932124_5

Jun 16th, 2020 - Multiple clinical, laboratory, radiologic, and microbiological data are required for the diagnosis of sepsis and septic shock. Sepsis cannot be diagnosed on the basis of a single abnormality. However, the diagnosis is often made empirically at the...

A 48-Year-Old Man With Swollen, Painful Areas on His Thumbs
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/731857_5

Jan 5th, 2020 - The mainstay of treatment of bacterial endocarditis is intravenous antibiotics. Empiric therapy should be based on the characteristics of the given patient, whether an artificial valve is or is not involved, and local resistance patterns. Ultimate...

Piperacillin-tazobactam tripled risk of death for patients with cephalosporin-resistant septicemia
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/164256/surgical-site-infections/piperacillin-tazobactam-tripled-risk-death/page/0/1
ACS Surgery News;

Apr 26th, 2018 - Some observational studies do suggest a use for it in this setting but the combination had never been formally investigated. MERINO was designed to do so; investigators hoped to show that PTZ would be noninferior to meropenem in patients with sept.

Blood Cultures in Children Hospitalized With CAP? Don't Bother, in Most Cases
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/890360

Jan 2nd, 2018 - Blood Cultures in Children With Pneumonia Current guidelines suggest obtaining a blood culture in any hospitalized child whose community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is "moderate or severe," including those with complicated pneumonia.[1] This recommen...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →