Bacterial contamination of random-donor platelets in a university hospital in the midwestern region of Brazil.
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Feb 01, 2008
PLT concentrates were contaminated with bacteria in 0.4 percent of tested units, which represents a potential risk to patients and a public health problem. Regarding the contaminant microorganisms, a predominance of Gram-negative agents was observed (62.5%).
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