Bacterial contamination of blood-drawing equipment: a cause of false-positive blood cultures

Am J Med Sci. 1973 Dec;266(6):459-63. doi: 10.1097/00000441-197312000-00008.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Bacteriological Techniques
  • Blood Specimen Collection / instrumentation*
  • Blood Specimen Collection / standards
  • False Positive Reactions*
  • Humans
  • Moraxella / isolation & purification*
  • Sepsis / diagnosis
  • Sepsis / etiology*
  • Syringes*