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Effectiveness of Routine Sterile Gloving in Blood Culture

2014-08-27 03:19:30 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether routine sterile gloving can lower contamination rates in blood culture.

Description

Because contamination during sampling for blood culture may interfere in interpreting the results of blood culture, lowering the contamination rates in blood culture is very important. According to current guideline, routine sterile gloving is not recommended. We hypothesized that routine sterile gloving can lower contamination rates in blood culture.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Bacteremia

Intervention

Routine sterile gloving

Location

Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul
Korea, Republic of
110-744

Status

Recruiting

Source

Seoul National University Hospital

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:30-0400

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