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Table 3 Isolated Pathogens: Pathogens identified in BC or SF; 7 samples yielded polymicrobial results.

From: Clinical impact of a commercially available multiplex PCR system for rapid detection of pathogens in patients with presumed sepsis

Species SeptiFast® Blood culture
Coagulase-negative staphylococci 3 6
Staphylococcus aureus 5 3
Enterococcus faecalis 2 3
Enterococcus faecium 7 3
Klebsiella pneumonia 2 1
Serratia marcescens 2 2
Escherichia coli 3 2
Enterobacter cloacae/aerogenes 2 1
Proteus mirabilis 1 1
Streptococcus species 1  
Candida albicans 2 3
Candida glabrata 1  
Aspergillus fumigatus 1  
Candida tropicalis 1 1
Candida krusei 1  
Streptococcus pneumoniae   1
Listeria monozytogenes   1
Total 34 28