Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not use petechial or purpuric lesion aspirates (obtained with a needle and syringe) when investigating for possible meningococcal disease.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not use petechial or purpuric lesion aspirates (obtained with a needle and syringe) when investigating for possible meningococcal disease.
Interventions:
petechial or purpuric lesion aspirates (obtained with a needle and syringe)

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia (CG102)
Published date:
June 2010
Paragraph number:
1.3.14
Page number:
19

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