Risk factors for escherichia coli growth in preprocessing cultures of musculoskeletal allograft tissue
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health biology
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Public health or related research
Describe the risk factors associated with E. coli contamination of pre-processing allograft tissues. Identify potential sources of contamination to reduce occurrence of allograft-associated infections. Evaluate these common sources of contamination as a means of establishing regulatory guidelines that enhance patient safety.
Keyword(s): Infectious Diseases, Quality Assurance
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a PhD student focused on infection control. In addition, I am the principal investigator of a Bill and Melinda Gates Grant funding an investigation of an umbilical cord cutting device to reduce umbilical cord infections.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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