Comparison of blood culture and multiplex real-time PCR for the diagnosis of nosocomial sepsis


Dinc F., Akalin H. , ÖZAKIN C. , Sinirtas M. , Kebabci N., İŞÇİMEN R. , ...More

MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA, vol.82, no.3, pp.301-309, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.301-309

Abstract

BACKGROUND: In many cases of suspected sepsis, causative microorganisms cannot be isolated. Multiplex real-time PCR generates results more rapidly than conventional blood culture systems.