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1.

Contamination rates of blood cultures obtained by dedicated phlebotomy vs intravenous catheter.

Norberg A, Christopher NC, Ramundo ML, Bower JR, Berman SA.

JAMA. 2003 Feb 12;289(6):726-9.

PMID:
12585951
2.

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
3.

Cost analysis of strategies to reduce blood culture contamination in the emergency department: sterile collection kits and phlebotomy teams.

Self WH, Talbot TR, Paul BR, Collins SP, Ward MJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8):1021-8. doi: 10.1086/677161. Epub 2014 Jun 20.

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Taking blood cultures from a newly established intravenous catheter in the emergency department does not increase the rate of contaminated blood cultures.

Kelly AM, Klim S.

Emerg Med Australas. 2013 Oct;25(5):435-8. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12121. Epub 2013 Sep 9.

PMID:
24099372
5.

Blood culture contamination rates after skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone-iodine in a pediatric emergency department.

Marlowe L, Mistry RD, Coffin S, Leckerman KH, McGowan KL, Dai D, Bell LM, Zaoutis T.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Feb;31(2):171-6. doi: 10.1086/650201.

PMID:
20025532
6.

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
7.

Comparison of blood-culture contamination rates in a pediatric emergency room: newly inserted intravenous catheters versus venipuncture.

Ramsook C, Childers K, Cron SG, Nirken M.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2000 Oct;21(10):649-51.

PMID:
11083181
8.

Discarding the initial aliquot of blood does not reduce contamination rates in intravenous-catheter-drawn blood cultures.

Dwivedi S, Bhalla R, Hoover DR, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Sep;47(9):2950-1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00292-09. Epub 2009 Jul 29.

9.

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.

10.

Utility of collecting blood cultures through newly inserted intravenous catheters.

Isaacman DJ, Karasic RB.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1990 Nov;9(11):815-8.

PMID:
2263431
11.

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.

12.

Intravenous catheter blood cultures: utility and contamination.

McQuillen KK, Santucci KA, Conrad MA, Nelson DG, Lewander W, Duffy SJ, Anderson AC.

Pediatrics. 1999 Apr;103(4):e52.

PMID:
10103344
13.

Reducing false-positive peripheral blood cultures in a pediatric emergency department.

Marini MA, Truog AW.

J Emerg Nurs. 2013 Sep;39(5):440-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2011.12.017. Epub 2012 May 2.

PMID:
22554817
14.

Factors affecting hemolysis rates in blood samples drawn from newly placed IV sites in the emergency department.

Dugan L, Leech L, Speroni KG, Corriher J.

J Emerg Nurs. 2005 Aug;31(4):338-45.

PMID:
16126097
15.

Reducing blood culture contamination by a simple informational intervention.

Roth A, Wiklund AE, Pålsson AS, Melander EZ, Wullt M, Cronqvist J, Walder M, Sturegård E.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Dec;48(12):4552-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00877-10. Epub 2010 Sep 29.

16.

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
17.

Clinical utility of blood cultures drawn from indwelling central venous catheters in hospitalized patients with cancer.

DesJardin JA, Falagas ME, Ruthazer R, Griffith J, Wawrose D, Schenkein D, Miller K, Snydman DR.

Ann Intern Med. 1999 Nov 2;131(9):641-7.

PMID:
10577325
18.

Reducing blood culture contamination in community hospital emergency departments: a multicenter evaluation of a quality improvement intervention.

Self WH, Mickanin J, Grijalva CG, Grant FH, Henderson MC, Corley G, Blaschke Ii DG, McNaughton CD, Barrett TW, Talbot TR, Paul BR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Mar;21(3):274-82. doi: 10.1111/acem.12337.

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Nursing blood specimen collection techniques and hemolysis rates in an emergency department: analysis of venipuncture versus intravenous catheter collection techniques.

Lowe G, Stike R, Pollack M, Bosley J, O'Brien P, Hake A, Landis G, Billings N, Gordon P, Manzella S, Stover T.

J Emerg Nurs. 2008 Feb;34(1):26-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2007.02.006. Epub 2007 Sep 25.

PMID:
18237663
20.

Contamination of catheter-drawn blood cultures.

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

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

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