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Culture, Bacterial, Blood

Culture, Bacterial, Blood is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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Common Use:
To identify pathogenic bacterial organisms in the blood as an indicator for appropriate therapeutic interventions for sepsis.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in bottles containing standard aerobic and anaerobic culture media.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Growth of organisms in standard culture media identified by radiometric or infrared automation, by manual reading of subculture, or polymerase chain reaction [PCR].) Negative: no growth of pathogens.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Culture, Bacterial, Blood." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425085/all/Culture__Bacterial__Blood.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Culture, Bacterial, Blood. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425085/all/Culture__Bacterial__Blood. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Culture, Bacterial, Blood. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425085/all/Culture__Bacterial__Blood
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Culture, Bacterial, Blood [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425085/all/Culture__Bacterial__Blood.
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