Diagnostic techniques in bloodstream infections: where are we going?

Abstract

Rapid and early detection of bacteria in blood has an important role in the diagnosis of a febrile patient for at least three reasons: to establish the presence of an infection, to reassure the clinician about the chosen empirical therapy and to define antibiotic treatment after isolation of the microorganism and determination of its antibiotic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0924-8579(09)70558-8

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@article{Stefani2009DiagnosticTI, title={Diagnostic techniques in bloodstream infections: where are we going?}, author={Stefania Stefani}, journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents}, year={2009}, volume={34 Suppl 4}, pages={S9-12} }