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Blood Cultures

Blood Cultures

Blood Cultures

Natalie Baldrey and William Peat
Natalie Baldrey and William Peat
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 08 May 2018
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Last updated: 22 May 2018

Reference: 188873

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Description

This session explains why blood cultures are clinically relevant and describes the procedure for taking blood culture samples.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Explain the clinical relevance of blood cultures
• List the indications for taking blood cultures
• Describe the technique for taking blood peripheral and central culture samples
• Describe the laboratory processes for analysing blood cultures
• List the causes of false positive and false negative results
Natalie Baldrey and William Peat

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Natalie Baldrey and William Peat
on behalf of Health Education England

Natalie Baldry -
Perioperative Medicine Fellow at Harrogate District Hospital

Natalie graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2008.

She is currently an anaesthetic trainee in West Yorkshire.

Her interests include perioperative medicine and major general, vascular and orthopaedic surgery.



Will Peat -
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Harrogate Hospital

Will graduated from Leicester University in 1999.

He has worked as an anaesthetic trainee in the South West and Yorkshire. He was appointed as a consultant in Harrogate in 2012.

He has an interest in difficult airway management and regional anaesthetics.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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