Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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A Multicenter Evaluation of Blood Culture Practices, Contamination Rates, and the Distribution of Causative Bacteria

Mustafa Altindis 1 , * , Mehmet Koroglu 1 , Tayfur Demiray 2 , Tuba Dal 3 , Mehmet Ozdemir 4 , Ahmet Zeki Sengil 5 , Ali Riza Atasoy 1 , Metin Doğan 4 , Aysegul Copur Cicek 6 , Gulfem Ece 7 , Selcuk Kaya 8 , Meryem Iraz 9 , Bilge Sumbul Gultepe 9 , Hakan Temiz 10 , Idris Kandemir 11 , Sebahat Aksaray 12 , Yeliz Cetinkol 13 , Idris Sahin 14 , Huseyin Guducuoglu 15 , Abdullah Kilic 16 , Esra Kocoglu 17 , Baris Gulhan 18 and Oguz Karabay 19
Authors Information
1 Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
2 Department of Clinical Microbiology, Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
3 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey
4 Department of Clinical Microbiology, Meram Medical Faculty Hospital, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
5 Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical Faculty, Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
6 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Rize, Turkey
7 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Izmir University, Izmir, Turkey
8 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir, Turkey
9 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Bezmi Alem University, Istanbul, Turkey
10 Department of Clinical Microbiology, Diyarbakir Training and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey
11 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
12 Department of Clinical Microbiology, Haydarpasa Numune Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
13 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Ordu University, Ordu, Turkey
14 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Duzce University, Duzce, Turkey
15 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Yuzuncuyil University, Van, Turkey
16 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
17 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey
18 Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey
19 Department of Infection Diseases, School of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: January 01, 2016, 9 (1); e29766
  • Published Online: January 2, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 13, 2015
  • Revised: September 3, 2015
  • Accepted: September 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.29766

To Cite: Altindis M, Koroglu M, Demiray T, Dal T, Ozdemir M, et al. A Multicenter Evaluation of Blood Culture Practices, Contamination Rates, and the Distribution of Causative Bacteria, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2016 ; 9(1):e29766. doi: 10.5812/jjm.29766.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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