hemoculture

hemoculture

(hē′mŏ-kŭl″chŭr) [ hem- + culture]
The isolation of bacterial or parasitic infectious agents from blood incubated in the laboratory on special nutrients, such as glucose or nitrates.
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Hemoculture adults use: laboratory diagnosis; reagent: yes; pharmaceutical form: liquid; 30 ml tube,mycobacterial blood culture medium prepared bottle for use: diagnostic laboratory; reagent: yes; area: microbiology; 40 ml,blood culture pediatric use: diagnostic laboratory; area: microbiology; concentration: 1 milliliter (ml); reactive: yes;
6] CFU/mL Escherichia coli, sensitive to TAZ/PIPC, grew in the urine culture, but hemoculture was negative.
For acute infection, a blood smear, hemoculture, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests are useful.
Samples were kept in a hemoculture medium and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 18 to 24 hours; aliquots were placed in blood agar and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 18 to 24 hours under aerophilic and microaerophilic conditions.
cruzi titer of 1:1024 and 2 of 3 raccoons trapped in the vicinity had positive hemoculture for T.
Microorganism Source material Opportunistic mycosis Candida albicans I hemoculture Candida albicans II urine culture MC Candida albicans III hemoculture 37203 Candida albicans IV hemoculture 37204 Candida albicans V hemoculture 15564 Candida albicans VI hemoculture 16655 Candida albicans VII hemoculture 1999 Candida glabrata I penis swab (candidemia by C.
Parasitemia in 14 patients was confirmed indirectly by hemoculture.
dagger]) Specimens were analyzed as follows: serum by serologic testing, EDTA blood by PCR, hemoculture by culture.
Early diagnosis of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection using PCR, hemoculture, and capillary concentration, as compared with delayed serology.
The patient had positive test results from 2 serologic tests and hemoculture.
Samples from 12 of the 13 case-patients were available: we collected serum and clot samples from almost all patients; from patient C4-a, clot samples could not be obtained; from patient C2-d1, a hemoculture was available after death.
Bacteremia was characterized by a positive hemoculture, without any source of infection.