Some articles and references for basic microbiology for Intensivist

​Principles and Procedures for Blood Cultures Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute No 47A Vo l27 No17

Blood Cultures in the Critical Care Unit: Improving Utilization and Yield. Chest 122:1727-1736

Typhoid Fever. New Engl J Med 2002;347:1770-82.

Meta Analysis: Methods for Diagnosing Intravascular Device Related Blood Stream Infections. Ann Intern Med 2005:142:451-466

Multiplex Real-Time PCR and Blood Culture for Identification of Bloodstream Pathogens in Patients with Suspected Sepsis. Clinical Microbiology and Infection Volume 15, Issue 6, June 2009, Pages 544–551
Rapid Molecular Detection of Tuberculosis and Rifampin Resistance. New Engl J Med 2010 ; 363 : 1005-1015

Review of Rapid Diagnostic Tests Used by Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs, Clinical Infectious Diseases 2014;59(S3):S134–45



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