haemoculture

haemoculture

Culture of blood for the isolation of organisms.
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1 pc - mass spectrometer a system ensuring rapid identification of microorganisms from a bacterial culture, But also directly from a primary clinical specimen such as positive haemoculture, A positive urine sample, Etc .
Catheter-related sepsis was defined as a positive catheter culture's association (independently of its concentration and systemic signs of infection) with fever which falls during the first 48 hours after the catheter is withdrawn, without any other apparent cause (5) "Bacteremic" catheter-related sepsis was defined as isolating the same microorganism (the same specie and the same antibiogram) from both catheter and haemoculture.
Haemocultures were systematically taken from the inside of the catheter being withdrawn and peripheral blood from patients having local or systemic signs of infection; these were processed by the clinical laboratory according to standarised methods.
Provincial price bureau fixes the hospital charge for haemoculture at RMB 80 (or approximately US$ 11) but the patient must pay this fee.
The objectives of this study were to (a) document the proportion of enteric fever suspects who had not haemoculture done and (b) examine the effect of health insurance on access to this diagnostic procedure after adjustment for income and other confounders.
They also had facilities for examination of enteric fever, including haemoculture, the results of which are under a quality-control process checked by prefecture clinical laboratories.
Based on the Disease Information System of Yunnan, around 50% of the enteric fever patients had no haemoculture confirmed.
If the patient was eligible for the study, he/she would be given an explanation by the doctor about the necessity of the haemoculture before he/she decided to pay or not pay to have the test done.
Fifty-seven percent of the suspects received haemoculture.
Altogether 407 patients had their haemoculture done.
Haemocultures results of septic population showed that 15 patients were positive and of which 11 (73.
Table-III: Isolated microorganisms from haemocultures of septic patients.