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The technology and techniques used in the detection of pathogenic bacteria.

Groundwater, P.W. and Todd, A. and Worsley, A.J. and Anderson, R.J. (2009) 'The technology and techniques used in the detection of pathogenic bacteria.', The pharmaceutical journal., 283 (7569). pp. 281-282.


In the light of requirements from the Care Quality Commission for hospitals to screen for and/or detect a range of micro-organisms including MRSA and C difficile, this article briefly reviews some techniques used for bacteraemia surveillance. In addition to traditional microscopic methods, chromogenic detection and molecular diagnostic methods are of increasing importance.

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