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Synonyms for culture

Synonyms for culture

the total product of human creativity and intellect

enlightenment and excellent taste resulting from intellectual development

to prepare (soil) for the planting and raising of crops

Synonyms for culture

the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

a highly developed state of perfection

the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization

grow in a special preparation

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We concluded that in the absence of a foreign body and with at least a year from the last known positive culture, patients with known MRSA should be rescreened and, if negative on an active surveillance culture, should be removed from contact precautions.
Evidence that undetected, asymptomatically colonized patients likely contributed to the size of the outbreak highlights the importance of timely active surveillance cultures when CRE is identified to direct infection control measures and limit further transmission (3).
For example, during an outbreak of 39 cases of CRKP infection in a hospital in Puerto Rico in 2008, in addition to a review of infection control practices, active surveillance cultures were performed on patients in the same units as persons with confirmed CRKP infection.
Legislative mandates for use of active surveillance cultures to screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci: Position statement from the Joint SHEA and API C Task Force.
However, none had performed active surveillance cultures to detect patients needing isolation.