Prospective Assessment of Blood Cultures Which Were Sent to the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

BOLUKÇU S., Basran S., Cagatay A., Ozsut H., Eraksoy H.

KLIMIK JOURNAL, vol.31, no.2, pp.120-124, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/kd.2018.29
  • Journal Name: KLIMIK JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.120-124
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: We aimed to evaluate the patient factors which increase the probability of achieving a positive blood culture, distribution of microorganisms grown, and to reveal the impact of various factors during collection of blood on blood culture positivity.