In this study, the tracheal aspirate Gram stain read by an experienced clinician who was not a microbiologist, was not accurate enough to reliably predict the growth of S. aureus.
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Mountain Falls Pulmonary Clinic, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA.
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