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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(10): 1126-1131
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.124


Utility of BACTEC Blood Culture System versus Conventional Blood Culture Method for Detection of Bacteriaemia in Pediatric Patients
Seema Bose* and Gaurav Vishal
Department of Microbiology, Hind Institute of Medical Sciences, Safedabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Blood stream infection is one of the major causes of mortality and morbidity of pediatric patients. Early detection of etiological agents and initiation of appropriate antibiotic therapy is utmost important for better prognosis and survival of such patients. BACTEC 9050 culture method is more sensitive than conventional blood culture method for detection of infection in respect to culture positivity rate and early detection.


Keywords: Bacteremia, BACTEC, Automated, Conventional
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Seema Bose and Gaurav Vishal. 2018. Utility of BACTEC Blood Culture System versus Conventional Blood Culture Method for Detection of Bacteriaemia in Pediatric Patients.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(10): 1126-1131. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.124