The summary below is from the full report titled “Clinical Utility of Blood Cultures Drawn from Indwelling Central Venous Catheters in Hospitalized Patients with Cancer.” It is in the 2 November 1999 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 131, pages 641-647). The authors are J.A. DesJardin, M.E. Falagas, R. Ruthazer, J. Griffith, D. Wawrose, D. Schenkein, K. Miller, and D.R. Snydman.
Are Blood Tests for Infection Accurate If They are Taken from Patients' Intravenous Lines?. Ann Intern Med. 1999;131:641. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-131-9-199911020-00033
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1999;131(9):641.
Emergency Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2020 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use