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Coagulase Negative Staphylococci

Coagulase Negative Staphylococci from Blood Cultures Contaminantes o Patógenos?

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174–82
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Seventy-three percent of coagulase negative Staphylococci (CoNS) Isolated from blood cultures were contaminants and 34% of patients with contaminating CoNS were treated with specific anti-staphylococcal antibiotics including vancomycin. This paper underlines the need for careful evaluation of CoNS from blood culture before instituting therapy.

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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2013
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