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Common Contaminants of Bacteriology Laboratory : Microbiological Paramores

  title={Common Contaminants of Bacteriology Laboratory : Microbiological Paramores},
  author={Jayashree Konar and Sanjeev Das},
Frequent environmental contaminants within microbiology laboratory create not only diagnostic dilemmas but also poses major risk for health care workers and patients. Objective of our study was to isolate and identify the common laboratory contaminant bacteria with an ultimate goal to reduce false positive culture reports as well as Laboratory acquired infections. The study was conducted in Microbiology laboratory of a tertiary care hospital over a period of six months. A total number of 100… 
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