Lysis-filtration and lysis-centrifugation methods for blood cultures

V. J. Gill, C. H. Zierdt, J. D. MacLowry

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Abstract

Lysis-centrifugation and lysis-filtration techniques represent new and innovative approaches for culturing of blood. Both are more sensitive than conventional techniques and each has inherent advantages and disadvantages. The selection of methodology for each laboratory depends on a number of factors which can make the choice very difficult.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)621-626
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Medical Technology
Volume1
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

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