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Table 2 Performance of the multiplex PCR assay compared with blood culture (polymicrobial infections excluded)

From: Evaluation of a real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of bacterial DNA directly in blood of preterm neonates with suspected late-onset sepsis

  Blood culture Total
+  
PCR + 31 CoNS
7 Staphylococcus aureus
2 Escherichia coli
1 Streptococcus agalactiae
4 CoNS
1 S. aureus
1 S. agalactiae
47
11 CoNS
1 S. aureus
25 37
Total 53 31 84