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We draw both central and peripheral cultures with the first presentation of fever, then draw central only for any subsequent fevers during the same episode if fever presents 24 hours after cultures were last taken
——————————————- Maritza Salazar Abshire, MSN,MED,RN, CPON MD Anderson Cancer Center Nurse Educator Houston, TX United States ——————————————-
This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Nurse Educators and APHON Open Forum . ——————————————- When children are febrile and have a central line, are you drawing both peripheral and central blood cultures? and how often? Thanks so much!
——————————————- Debra Bruene, RN, MA CPHON University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Iowa City, IA United States email@example.com 319-353-6825 ——————————————-