Impact of diagnostic stewardship interventions in the collection process of fungal blood cultures

Miguel A. Chavez, Satish Munigala, Carey Ann D. Burnham, Melanie L. Yarbrough, Crystal Squires, Josephine Fox, Heather Gasama, Kevin Hsueh, David K. Warren

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Abstract

We implemented 2 interventions to improve utilization and contamination at our institution: kits to improve appropriate sample collection and an electronic order alert displaying appropriate indications of fungal blood cultures. An electronic order alert when ordering fungal blood cultures was associated with decreased utilization without decrease in positivity rate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)384-386
Number of pages3
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume45
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 6 2024

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