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Appl Microbiol. 1973 Dec;26(6):1006-7.

Intravenous catheter-associated bacteremia: role of the diagnostic microbiology laboratory.

Abstract

A 2-year review of 316 routine intravenous catheter cultures revealed 57 positive cultures (18%), with 57% of the 74 organisms recovered interpreted as pathogens. There were five episodes of catheter-associated septicemia.

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4588188
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PMC379947
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