positive culture


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positive culture

A culture that reveals the suspected organism.
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Fok and colleagues (2013) obtained urine culture by catheterization on the day of surgery and demonstrated positive cultures in 9.5% of patients.
The negative predictive value for any positive culture in a pediatric specimen was 95.2%, and the negative predictive value for positive cultures containing bacterial CFUs of 100 000 or more was 100%.
The secondary objectives were to evaluate the sterility of routine practices in terms of drug preparation and storage, and to determine the factors associated with a positive culture result.
We concluded that in the absence of a foreign body and with at least a year from the last known positive culture, patients with known MRSA should be rescreened and, if negative on an active surveillance culture, should be removed from contact precautions.
Two of the infected patients died at 10 days and 12 weeks after positive culture, respectively; it was unclear whether the deaths were related to the infections.
For example, of all the survey responses to the Best Place to Work question, Positive Culture ranked highest at 93%: it was followed by Great Coworkers 90%, Supportive Environment 89%, Effective Leadership 85%, Meaningful Work 82%, Challenging Work 75%, and Professional Development 73%.
They stressed the benefits of a positive culture and the support provided through personal and leadership development programs.
It is of significant importance to inculcate the positive culture and the state has to start early these cultural activities to enrich the knowledge of youngsters and harness their talents as well as provide them with useful entertainment and excitement activities.
A total of 67 patients had positive culture or PCR results for both species.
Receipt of antifungal agents on an empirical basis before a positive culture was not significantly associated with mortality (p>0.05).
Figure 1 shows the number of positive cultures among the study groups, with maximum number of positive culture seen in group III (n = 6) wherein the catheter was allowed in the epidural space for 72 h.