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How much bacteria do you need in a blood culture for it to be positive?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: What kind more imp
Bacterial normally present on the skin sometimes contaminate blood drawn for culture and constitute a false positive.
It is the type of organism cultured that is more important than how many.

In brief: What kind more imp
Bacterial normally present on the skin sometimes contaminate blood drawn for culture and constitute a false positive.
It is the type of organism cultured that is more important than how many.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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