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Method of Weinstein for Evaluating a Blood Culture Positive for a Possible Contaminant

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Infectious Diseases

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Weinstein uses a system for evaluating a blood culture that is positive for a possible contaminant. This can help minimize the costs associated with unnecessary laboratory workup or therapy for a patient. The authors are from the Robert Wood University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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