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Septic Platelet-Transfusion Reactions Due to Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Michelle A. Barron*
Affiliation:
University of Colorado Denver, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado Department of Infection Control, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Phyllis A. Woods
Affiliation:
Department of Infection Control, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Gail Campbell
Affiliation:
Microbiology Laboratory, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Nancy E. Madinger
Affiliation:
University of Colorado Denver, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado Microbiology Laboratory, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado
*
Research Complex 2, Room 11019, Campus Box B168, 12700 E. 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045 (michelle.barron@ucdenver.edu)

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