Impact of donor arm skin disinfection on the bacterial contamination rate of platelet concentrates

@article{Lee2002ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of donor arm skin disinfection on the bacterial contamination rate of platelet concentrates},
  author={C. Lee and P. Ho and N. K. Chan and A. Mak and J. Hong and C. Lin},
  journal={Vox Sanguinis},
  year={2002},
  volume={83}
}
  • C. Lee, P. Ho, +3 authors C. Lin
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Vox Sanguinis
  • Background and Objectives Despite improved methods for detecting bacterial contamination of blood products, bacterial sepsis remains a significant risk in blood transfusion. This study was undertaken to investigate whether adopting a different skin disinfection protocol could reduce the rate of bacterial contamination of platelet concentrates. 
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