Published in Blood Weekly, September 1st, 2005
"Bacterial contamination of blood components is the principal infectious complication linked to transfusion. The aim of the study was to evaluate the applicability of an automated culture system for platelets.
"A modified collection bag was used for improved sampling. Five-milliliter samples were cultured at 37 degrees C for 7 days. Only those samples where...
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