The Procurement Team as a Factor of Bone Allograft Contamination

@article{Segur2000ThePT,
  title={The Procurement Team as a Factor of Bone Allograft Contamination},
  author={Josep Maria Segur and Santiago Suso and Sebastian Garc{\'i}a and Andr{\'e}s Combal{\'i}a and Oscar Fari{\~n}as and Antoni Llovera},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Banking},
  year={2000},
  volume={1},
  pages={117-119}
}
We studied the effect of the procurement team on the risk of contamination in 270 large bone allografts retrieved from 53 non-living donors under strictly aseptic conditions. The overall contamination rate was 8.1%. When the procurement team was constituted by three or less members the contamination rate was 5.6%, while if there were four or more members the rate was 12.9%; this difference was significant in the statistical analysis. We conclude that a procurement team constituted by three or… CONTINUE READING

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