Month: June 2023

Delayed incubation of blood culture bottles – recommendations for preincubation temperature and time

Delayed incubation of blood culture bottles – recommendations for preincubation temperature and time

Ideally, blood culture bottles are incubated as soon as possible after sampling. However, in many tropical settings, high ambient preincubation temperatures (>25°C) and delayed incubator entry due to prolonged transport times are a reality and can affect blood culture results. This review document gives recommendations for delayed entry of blood culture bottles for manual and […]

SIMBLE team visits CHU-YO in Burkina Faso

SIMBLE team visits CHU-YO in Burkina Faso

On 20-23 March 2023, Liselotte Hardy and Barbara Barbé (ITM’s coordinating and principal investigator of the SIMBLE project) visited the “Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo” (CHU-YO) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.   Read more here: https://www.itg.be/en/health-stories/articles/simble-visit-chu-yo-burkina-faso