Research Article

Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections associated with use of contaminated medicaments.

Br Med J 1976; 2 doi: (Published 07 August 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;2:349

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  1. R M Baird,
  2. R A Shooter


    Pseudomonas aeruginosa was recovered from three hospital-prepared medicaments being used on the wards. Sixty-six patients were studied to observe the effect of using these contaminated medicaments. Psaeruginosa was recovered from 29 patients; in five the strains recovered bore a close resemblance to strains previously isolated from the contaminated medicaments.