Journal Article

Systematic assessment of culture review as a tool to assess errors in the clinical microbiology laboratory.

Goodyear N, Ulness BK, Prentice JL, et al. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 2008;132:1792-5.

This study discovered that errors from positive culture reports most commonly involved susceptibility information and reporting. The authors suggest that careful review of such reports could prevent clinical laboratory errors.