Ralstonia pickettii traced in blood culture bottles


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Boutros M., Gonullu N. , Casetta A., Guibert M., Ingrand D., Lebrun L.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, cilt.40, sa.7, ss.2666-2667, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1128/jcm.40.7.2666-2667.2002
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2666-2667

Özet

Over a 9-month period, 14 strains of Ralstonia pickettii were isolated from various biological samples inoculated in a blood culture medium. Molecular epidemiological investigation confirmed the relatedness of the strains. The source of the contamination proved to be the blood culture bottle caps.