FPBC

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AcronymDefinition
FPBCFenton Park Bible Church (New Zealand)
FPBCFirst Philippine Baptist Church (Houston, TX)
FPBCFettes Park Baptist Church (Malaysia)
FPBCForest Park Baptist Church (Illinois)
FPBCFairway Park Baptist Church (Hayward, CA)
FPBCFixed Price Building Contract (various locations)
FPBCFreedom Party of British Columbia (Canada)
FPBCFalse-Positive Blood Culture
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Instrument false-positive blood cultures in the setting of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have been rarely described in the literature [6-8].
[8], all false-positive blood cultures in our case showed a linear C[O.sub.2] plot (Figure 1).
Autolysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae is another well-known cause of false-positive blood cultures [11].
The scarcity of reports regarding the occurrence of instrument false-positive blood cultures in acute leukemia is unexpected considering the frequency of this finding (1-10% of all blood cultures) and the high WBC count in acute leukemia.
For the requisite six months required to form a new habit, supply volumes fed the process, and the rate of contamination, or false-positive blood cultures, steadily declined.
In blood culture contamination improvement alone, the organization has seen more than a 70 percent decrease in false-positive blood cultures or contaminated blood cultures.
One key is an effective blood-culture collection in-service in which not only proper techniques are discussed but [also] one in which an audiocassette tape by a respected physician is played, describing the medical dilemmas posed by false-positive blood cultures.