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Semiquantitative Method of Maki et al for Culturing an Intravenous Catheter

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Infectious Diseases
Cardiology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Hematology Oncology

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Maki et al used a semiquantitative culture method to identify infections associated with an intravenous catheter. This can help distinguish true catheter-related infections from contamination. The authors are from the University of Wisconsin.

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