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Use of hair nets and face masks to decrease blood culture contamination rates.

Amanda M Sanders, William A Agger, Alicia M Gray, Cathy Mikkelson Fischer, Elizabeth A Kamprud,

Owing to a persistently high blood culture contamination rate of 3.2% exceeding the target rate of <3%, a midwestern United States hospital began a series of 3 additive interventions. After collecting phlebotomist data for approximately 3 months, reporting of individual contamination rates commenced. A specialized trainer reeducated staff with high rates, ... Read more >>

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis (Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease)
[2019, 95(1):15-19]

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Lipopolysaccharide-induced blood-brain barrier disruption: roles of cyclooxygenase, oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, and elements of the neurovascular unit.

William A Banks, Alicia M Gray, Michelle A Erickson, Therese S Salameh, Mamatha Damodarasamy, Nader Sheibani, James S Meabon, Emily E Wing, Yoichi Morofuji, David G Cook, May J Reed,

<h4>Background</h4>Disruption of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) occurs in many diseases and is often mediated by inflammatory and neuroimmune mechanisms. Inflammation is well established as a cause of BBB disruption, but many mechanistic questions remain.<h4>Methods</h4>We used lipopolysaccharide (LPS) to induce inflammation and BBB disruption in mice. BBB disruption was measured using ... Read more >>

J Neuroinflammation (Journal of neuroinflammation)
[2015, 12:223]

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