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Reduction of blood culture contamination rate by an educational intervention.

Eskira S, Gilad J, Schlaeffer P, Hyam E, Peled N, Karakis I, Riesenberg K, Schlaeffer F, Borer A.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2006 Aug;12(8):818-21.

PMID:
16842584
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2.

A randomized trial of 2% chlorhexidine tincture compared with 10% aqueous povidone-iodine for venipuncture site disinfection: Effects on blood culture contamination rates.

Suwanpimolkul G, Pongkumpai M, Suankratay C.

J Infect. 2008 May;56(5):354-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2008.03.001. Epub 2008 Apr 14.

PMID:
18407355
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
3.

Skin antiseptics in venous puncture-site disinfection for prevention of blood culture contamination: systematic review with meta-analysis.

Caldeira D, David C, Sampaio C.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Mar;77(3):223-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.10.015. Epub 2010 Dec 30. Review.

PMID:
21194791
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4.

Doing it right the first time: quality improvement and the contaminant blood culture.

Weinbaum FI, Lavie S, Danek M, Sixsmith D, Heinrich GF, Mills SS.

J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Mar;35(3):563-5.

PMID:
9041389
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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5.

Reduction in blood culture contamination rate by feedback to phlebotomists.

Gibb AP, Hill B, Chorel B, Brant R.

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1997 May;121(5):503-7.

PMID:
9167605
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
6.

Effectiveness of introducing blood culture collection packs to reduce contamination rates.

Bamber AI, Cunniffe JG, Nayar D, Ganguly R, Falconer E.

Br J Biomed Sci. 2009;66(1):6-9.

PMID:
19348119
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7.

Blood culture phlebotomy: switching needles does not prevent contamination.

Krumholz HM, Cummings S, York M.

Ann Intern Med. 1990 Aug 15;113(4):290-2. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med 1990 Nov 1;113(9):723.

PMID:
2375564
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8.

Simple measures to reduce the rate of contamination of blood cultures in Accident and Emergency.

Madeo M, Jackson T, Williams C.

Emerg Med J. 2005 Nov;22(11):810-1.

PMID:
16244343
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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9.

Blood culture contamination: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study involving 640 institutions and 497134 specimens from adult patients.

Schifman RB, Strand CL, Meier FA, Howanitz PJ.

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1998 Mar;122(3):216-21.

PMID:
9823858
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10.

[Importance of skin contamination in blood culture readings].

Kunze M, Volkman H, Köhler W.

Z Gesamte Inn Med. 1979 Nov 1;34(21):662-4. German.

PMID:
550618
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11.

Reducing contamination of peripheral blood cultures in a pediatric emergency department.

Murillo TA, Beavers-May TK, English D, Plummer V, Stovall SH.

Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Oct;27(10):918-21. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318230285b.

PMID:
21960090
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

Effect of needle changing and intravenous cannula collection on blood culture contamination rates.

Smart D, Baggoley C, Head J, Noble D, Wetherall B, Gordon DL.

Ann Emerg Med. 1993 Jul;22(7):1164-8.

PMID:
8517568
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13.

Reducing blood culture contamination in a pediatric emergency department.

Weddle G, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R.

Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Mar;27(3):179-81. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31820d652b.

PMID:
21346677
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
14.

Comparison of contamination rates of catheter-drawn and peripheral blood cultures.

McBryde ES, Tilse M, McCormack J.

J Hosp Infect. 2005 Jun;60(2):118-21.

PMID:
15866009
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A randomized trial of povidone-iodine compared with iodine tincture for venipuncture site disinfection: effects on rates of blood culture contamination.

Little JR, Murray PR, Traynor PS, Spitznagel E.

Am J Med. 1999 Aug;107(2):119-25.

PMID:
10460041
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16.

Reducing blood culture contamination in the emergency department: an interrupted time series quality improvement study.

Self WH, Speroff T, Grijalva CG, McNaughton CD, Ashburn J, Liu D, Arbogast PG, Russ S, Storrow AB, Talbot TR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Jan;20(1):89-97. doi: 10.1111/acem.12057.

PMID:
23570482
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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17.

Contamination of catheter-drawn blood cultures.

Everts RJ, Vinson EN, Adholla PO, Reller LB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Sep;39(9):3393-4.

PMID:
11526188
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of blood cultures drawn by phlebotomy on contamination rates and health care costs in a hospital emergency department.

Gander RM, Byrd L, DeCrescenzo M, Hirany S, Bowen M, Baughman J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Apr;47(4):1021-4. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02162-08. Epub 2009 Jan 26.

PMID:
19171686
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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20.

Reducing the blood culture contamination rate in a pediatric emergency department and subsequent cost savings.

Hall RT, Domenico HJ, Self WH, Hain PD.

Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):e292-7. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1030. Epub 2012 Dec 3.

PMID:
23209105
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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