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Improving detection of "Viridans streptococcus" bacteraemia by adding sodium polyanethol sulphonate to blood cultures.
  1. D C Shanson,
  2. F D Thomas,
  3. D Johnstone


    To detect streptococcal bacteraemia in patients undergoing dental extraction blood cultures containing glucose broth with 0.05% sodium polyanethol sulphonate (Liquoid) were compared with identical cultures without Liquoid.

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