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The purpose of this study is to determine whether routine sterile gloving can lower contamination rates in blood culture.
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.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Routine sterile gloving
Seoul National University Hospital
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:30-0400
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