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Diagnosis of neonatal bacteremia by a microblood culture technique:A preliminary report

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Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
0022-3476
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
90
Issue
6
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3476(77)80578-7
Keywords
  • Fetal And Neonatal Medicine

Abstract

A method is described for obtaining blood by heel-stick from high-risk neonatal infants for bacteriologic studies. Results of culture of blood collected by heel-stick are compared to those of simultaneously drawn blood from a peripheral vein. The data obtained suggest that this method may be a useful adjunct in the close surveillance for bacteremia in high-risk neonates.

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