Clinical laboratory comparison of the 10-ml isolator blood culture system with BACTEC radiometric blood culture media.

@article{Kellogg1984ClinicalLC,
  title={Clinical laboratory comparison of the 10-ml isolator blood culture system with BACTEC radiometric blood culture media.},
  author={James A. Kellogg and John P. Manzella and Janet McConville},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={618-23}
}
The efficiency of the 10-ml Isolator (E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.) for recovery of pathogens from blood was compared with that of BACTEC 6B and 7C media (Johnston Laboratories) by using 4,195 cultures from 1,662 patients. During the first phase of the study, BACTEC bottles were inoculated with 3 ml of blood; in the second phase, bottles were… CONTINUE READING