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Comparison of Blood Culture Parameters between 2 and 10 mL Aerobic Bottles from Patients with Sepsis

Kim SC, Kim S

Background: Blood volume is the most important parameter for an optimal blood culture; however, the effect of blood volume on blood culture is not clearly understood from patients with sepsis. Methods:...
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Educational Intervention to Improve Blood Culture Indicators in a Secondary-Care Hospital

Lee S, Kim SC, Kim S

Background: Blood culture is essential for diagnosis of sepsis. However, usually the available blood volume is not sufficient to meet the guidelines. Thus, periodic monitoring and feedback are essential to...
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Occult bacteremia in children with simple febrile seizure in the post-pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era

Yoon GS, Chung HJ, Byun YH, Kim MJ, Park SH, Paek SH, Kim OJ, Kwon JH

Purpose: The authors aimed to investigate the utility of blood culture (BC) for children with simple febrile seizure (SFS) in the emergency department (ED) in the post-10/13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...
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Isolation of Carnobacterium divergens from Blood Culture in Korea : A Case Report and Literature Review

Jeong IH, Ahn GD, Kim N, Kim KH, Shin SD, Han JY, Woo GS

Carnobacterium is a genus of gram-positive bacilli belonging to the family Lactobacillaceae. Generally, Carnobacterium species are considered nonpathogenic to humans and are mostly found in the natural environment, food, and food...
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Identification of Staphylococcus pettenkoferi Isolated from Blood Culture

Kang H, Ryoo N

Staphylococcus pettenkoferi is a coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) of growing concern. As CoNS could be an important cause of infections in hospitalized patients, especially in immunocompromised patients, accurate identification is critical...
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Comparison of Clinical Performance Between BacT/Alert Virtuo and BacT/Alert 3D Blood Culture Systems

Kim SC, Lee S, Kim S, Cho OH, Park H, Yu SM

BACKGROUND: BacT/Alert Virtuo (BioMérieux, Durham, NC, USA) is a recently developed blood culture system that includes functions of automatic registration, loading, and unloading of the blood culture bottles, as well...
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Trends in Bloodstream Infections and Antimicrobial Susceptibilities at a University Hospital in Korea Between 2007 and 2016

Lim S, Yeom JS, Joo EJ, Cheong HS, Lee K, Woo HY, Park H, Kwon MJ

BACKGROUND: Blood culture is an important method for identifying infectious microorganisms and confirming that a selected antimicrobial treatment is appropriate. In this study, we investigated the annual changes in the...
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Comparison of Blood Culture Contamination Rate Before and After Improving Skin Antisepsis Methods in Blood Culture

Yim JY, Cho HJ, Choi YH, Moon KS

BACKGROUND: This study aims to investigate blood culture contamination rates before and after improving the skin antisepsis methods used in blood cultures, and to compare the differences observed. METHODS: This is...
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Evaluation of BacT/Alert FAN Plus Bottles for the Culture of Peritoneal Dialysate

Park MS, Yoo IY, Kang OK, Lee JE, Kim DJ, Huh HJ, Lee NY

BACKGROUND: A major complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) is peritonitis, and bacterial culture of PD effluent in a blood culture bottle is the preferred technique for diagnosis of peritonitis. In...
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Predictive value of procalcitonin for bacteremia in patients with pneumonia in the emergency department

Lee S, Park J

OBJECTIVE: This study examined the predictive value of the initial procalcitonin level for bacteremia in patients with pneumonia in the emergency department (ED). METHODS: This study was a single-center, retrospective study...
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Changes in Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Blood Isolates at a University Hospital in the Kyungnam area during 2005–2014

Yang D, Lee W

OBJECTIVES: Blood culture is a one of the most important procedure for diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease, but distribution of pathogenic species and the antimicrobial susceptibility can be vary...
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Evaluation of the Safety and Performance of Blood Culture Practices Using BD Safety-Lokâ„¢ Blood Collection Sets in the Emergency Room

Chang J, Lee T, Sung H, Kim MN, Kim YJ, Lee YS

BACKGROUND: A safety device is recommended to improve the safety and performance of blood culture practice. BD vacutainer® Safety-Lok™ blood collection sets with pre-attached holder (Safety-Lok) were evaluated in the...
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Usefulness of Two-Step Algorithm with Earlier Growth Detection in Anaerobic Bottle and Time to Positivity to Predict Candida glabrata Fungemia

Byun JH, Lee DH, Kim S

BACKGROUND: Fast identification of Candida glabrata is important, because empirical antifungal therapy for fungemia with C. glabrata and non-C. glabrata varies. We proposed an algorithm for rapid presumptive diagnosis to...
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Same-Day Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Bacteria in Positive Blood Culture Broths Using Short-Term Incubation on Solid Medium with the MicroFlex LT, Vitek-MS, and Vitek2 Systems

Ha J, Hong SK, Han GH, Kim M, Yong D, Lee K

BACKGROUND: Early and appropriate antibiotic treatment improves the clinical outcome of patients with septicemia; therefore, reducing the turn-around time for identification (ID) and antimicrobial susceptibility test (AST) results is essential....
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A Multicenter Survey on the Current Status of Pediatric Blood Cultures in Korea

Lee YJ, Lee JY, Kong SK, Yeon GM, Hong YR, Oh CE

PURPOSE: Blood culture is an essential diagnostic tool and requires clear indications, proper techniques, and quality control. We aimed to investigate whether blood cultures in children are appropriate for indications,...
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Relationship between the time to positivity of blood culture and mortality according to the site of infection in sepsis

Um YW, Lee JH, Jo YH, Kim J, Kim YJ, Kwon H

OBJECTIVE: The time to positivity (TTP) of blood culture reflects bacterial load and has been reported to be associated with outcome in bloodstream infections. This study was performed to evaluate...
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Trend of Prevalence and Antifungal Drug Resistance of Candida Species Isolated from Candidemia Patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital During Recent Two Decades

Kim D, Hwang GY, Yoo G, Kim J, Uh Y

BACKGROUND: Candidemia has increased with an increasing number of people in the high risk group and so has become more important. This study was conducted to investigate the isolation rate...
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Trends in Microorganisms Isolated from Blood Cultures at a Veterans Hospital from 2012 to 2015

Ji M, Choi YM, Bae E, Kim CK

Blood culture is important to detecting bacteremia and fungemia in patients with suspected sepsis. We observed a four-year trend of blood culture isolates in the frequency by age group and...
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Analysis of Blood Culture Data at a Tertiary University Hospital, 2006-2015

Seo YH, Jeong JH, Lee HT, Kwoun WJ, Park PW, Ahn JY, Kim KH, Seo JY

BACKGROUND: Cumulative blood culture data provide clinicians with important information in the selection of empiric therapy for blood stream infections. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed blood culture data from a university hospital...
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Usefulness of Blood Cultures and Radiologic Imaging Studies in the Management of Patients with Community-Acquired Acute Pyelonephritis

Kim Y, Seo MR, Kim SJ, Kim J, Wie SH, Cho YK, Lim SK, Lee JS, Kwon KT, Lee H, Cheong HJ, Park DW, Ryu SY, Chung MH, Pai H

BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to examine the usefulness of blood cultures and radiologic imaging studies for developing therapeutic strategies in community-acquired acute pyelonephritis (CA-APN) patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS:...
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