Table 4

Microbiological results of Broad Range 16 S rDNA and conventional Bactec blood culture

Broad Range 16 S rDNA PCR

Conventional Bactec blood culture


Positive

beta-haemolytical Streptococcus gr B


Positive

Negative


Positive

beta-haemolytical Streptococcus gr B


Inconclusive

Staphylococcus lugduensis


Positive

Streptococcus gordomitis and an unnamed viridans streptococcus (Mix)


Positive/Haemophilus parainfluenzae

Negative


Positive

Negative


Staphylococcus aureus

Negative


Positive

viridans streptococcus


Negative

Klebsiella, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus and viridans streptococcus (Mix)


Positive

Negative


Reier-Nilsen et al. BMC Pediatrics 2009 9:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-9-5

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