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News

News

C-QUEST MEDICAL LAUNCHES BLOOD CULTURE COLLECTION PROCEDURE KIT WITH STERILE DIVERSION TUBE.

C-QUEST MEDICAL RECEIVES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR INNOVATIVE BLOOD CULTURE COLLECTION SYRINGE WITH PROPRIETARRY INITIAL SPECIMEN DIVERSION FEATURE. 
 

Meetings

Meetings

Emergency Nursing 2023!

San Diego, CA

September 21-23

San Diego Convention Center

Booth #1207

References

References

1. American Hospital Association: National Movement to a New Blood Culture Contamination Benchmark of 1%: Are You Ready? Webinar, August 25, 2021.


2. Susan R. Snyder, Alessandra M. Favoretto, Rich Ann Baetz, James H. Derzon, Bereneice M. Madison, Diana Mass, Colleen S. Shaw, Christopher D. Layfield, Robert H. Christenson, Edward B. Liebow 2012. Effectiveness of Practices to Reduce Blood Culture Contamination: A Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Clinical Biochemistry 45 (2012) 999–1011.


3. Garcia RA, Spitzer ED, Beaudry J, Beck C, Diblasi R, Gilleeny-Blabac M, Haugaard C, Heuschneider S, Kranz BP, McLean K, Morales KL, Owens S, Paciella ME, Torregrosa E. Multidisciplinary team review of best practices for collection and handling of blood cultures to determine effective interventions for increasing the yield of true-positive bacteremia, reducing contamination, and eliminating false-positive central line-associated bloodstream infections. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Nov 1;43(11):1222-37.


4. Gary V. Doern, Karen C. Carroll, Daniel J. Diekema, Kevin W. Garey, Mark E. Rupp, Melvin P. Weinstein, Daniel J. Sexton 2020. A Comprehensive Update on the Problem of Blood Culture Contamination and a Discussion of Methods for Addressing the Problem. Clin Microbiol Rev 33: e00009-19.
 
5. Centers for Disease Control. Blood Culture Contamination: An Overview for Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Programs Working with the Clinical Laboratory. 2022.

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