Posts Tagged ‘culture’

July 9, 2012

Positive cultures of organ preservation fluid predict postoperative infections in solid organ transplantation recipients


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Organ preservation fluid is not routine cultured at most centers. However, there are several reports of candida transmission from organ preservation fluid. ¾In this single-center retrospective study, the authors describe the microbiology of organ preservation fluid samples for 331 organs. Preservation fluid was positive in more than 60% of cases although the majority of these […]

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