Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-11-14
Received: 25 September 2018
Accepted: 2 November 2018
First Online: 14 November 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
: The study has been performed in accordance with the institutional research committee (“Medisch Ethische Toetsingscommissie Brabant”; study protocol NW2017-28) and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: Study formal consent was not required since culturing blood culture bottles was already a method implemented by others as a standard procedure in their laboratories, and blood culture bottles were added to the conventional set of solid agars and broths.