Skip to main content

Table 4 Microbiological results of Broad Range 16 S rDNA and conventional Bactec blood culture

From: Comparison of broad range 16S rDNA PCR and conventional blood culture for diagnosis of sepsis in the newborn: a case control study

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