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Table 4 Patients with a positive SeptiFast test for more than one pathogen

From: Quantitative data from the SeptiFast real-time PCR is associated with disease severity in patients with sepsis

Sex, age Focus of infection PCR result with Crossing point (Cp) values Blood culture result Severe sepsis/septic shock
Male, 93 years Cholangitis Escherichia coli (Cp:13.69), Klebsiella pneumoniae/oxytoca (Cp:11.20) Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae/oxytoca Yes
Male, 89 years Abdominal infection Escherichia coli (Cp:13.95), Klebsiella pneumoniae/oxytoca (Cp:17.01) Streptococcus species (Cp:16.67) Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae/oxytoca, Streptococcus species Yes
Male, 81 years Cholangitis Escherichia coli (Cp:22.61), Klebsiella pneumoniae/oxytoca (Cp:21.48) Negative No
Female, 54 years Intestinal ulceration Enterobacter cloacae (Cp:8.47), Enterococcus faecalis (Cp:8.76) Enterobacter cloacae, Enterococcus faecalis No