The growth of microorganisms in total parenteral nutrition admixtures.

  title={The growth of microorganisms in total parenteral nutrition admixtures.},
  author={R G D'Angio and Robert A Quercia and N K Treiber and J. C. McLaughlin and Joseph J Klimek},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  volume={11 4},
Total nutrient admixtures (TNAs) containing glucose, amino acids, and lipid emulsion in one container and amino acid/dextrose solutions [conventional total parenteral nutrition (TPN) formulations] were studied in a controlled laboratory experiment for their ability to support the growth of microorganisms. Both TNA and conventional TPN formulations for peripheral and central venous administration with standard additives were inoculated with microorganisms to provide 10(1)-10(2) colony-forming… CONTINUE READING


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