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Table 1 Standard-of-care (SOC) culture results with respect to viral pathogen detections by the emvPCR test

From: A multicenter evaluation of viral bloodstream detections in children presenting to the Emergency Department with suspected systemic infection

Viral targets on emvPCR test, n(%) Bloodstream infection (n = 29) Urinary tract infection (n = 37)a Bacterial meningitis (n = 1)b Any SBI (n = 63)c
Adenovirus (n = 49) 1/49 (2.0%) 1/18 (5.6%) 0/3 (0%) 1/49 (2.0%)
Cytomegalovirus (n = 33) 1/33 (3.0%) 1/13 (7.7%) 0/1 (0%) 2/33 (6.1%)
Enterovirus (n = 125) 0/125 (0%) 6/59 (10.2%) 0/13 (0%) 6/125 (4.8%)
Human parechovirus (n = 6) 1/6 (16.7%) 1/4 (25.0%) 0/2 (0%) 1/6 (16.7%)
Parvovirus B19 (n = 32) 0/32 (0%) 0/3 (0%) 0/0 (0%) 0/32 (0%)
All viral positives (n = 224) 3/224 (1.3%) 9/89 (10.1%) 0/21 (0%) 10/224 (4.5%)
All viral negatives (n = 890) 26/890 (2.9%) 28/294 (9.5%) 1/59 (1.7%) 53/890 (6.0%)
Total 29/1114 (2.6%) 37/383 (9.7%) 1/80 (1.3%) 63/1114 (5.7%)
  1. aDenominator represents the number of subjects who had urine cultures performed
  2. bDenominator represents the number of subjects who had CSF cultures performed
  3. cTotal number of SBIs may be less than sum of individual SBIs if individual subjects had multiple types of SBIs