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Blood culture liaison process – advice by organism type- Gram negatives

Under construction (May 2020) SECOND CLINICIAN CALL: Confirmed culture identification with susceptibility available Prior to calling, check the isolate antibiogram to see that species and susceptibility are consistent with each other – see EUCAST Expert rules which provide intrinsic resistance … Continue reading

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Blood culture tutorials: May 2020 PRIDA course

Ombelet et al Excellent LMIC blood culture review –  great reference !   Gram stain appearance and implications ver 2 2020 Ferguson Essential clinical care of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection – 9 key steps G_90_Info_3_A Blood culture collection procedure 31Mar22 … Continue reading

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Positive blood culture clinician liaison process (microbiology) part 1

Originally posted on Microbiology and Infectious Diseases postgraduate teaching (PRIDA):
Stop press: Gram stain appearance and implications ver 2 2020 Ferguson Documentation! Always note down all clinician discussions in a large personal diary or preferably on the electronic pathology record for the…

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