FACS technology used in a new rapid bacterial detection method.

@article{Schmidt2006FACSTU,
  title={FACS technology used in a new rapid bacterial detection method.},
  author={Michael Schmidt and Michael Kai Hourfar and S. Nicol and H-P Spengler and Thomas Montag and Erhard Seifried},
  journal={Transfusion medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={355-61}
}
Culture methods for bacterial detection (BacT/ALERT or Pall eBDS) are currently implemented in blood donor screening procedures in many countries. Experience in the first years after implementation of these detection assays showed that although the analytical sensitivity was extremely high (about 1 CFU mL(-1)), the majority of these platelets were still… CONTINUE READING