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Table 5 Focus of infection in patients with positive blood culture and/or PCR results considered true, probable or possible

From: A prospective multicenter evaluation of direct molecular detection of blood stream infection from a clinical perspective

Focus of infection Number of patients
 Intra-abdominal 8
 Respiratory 5
 Cardiac 3
 Central nervous system 3
 Skin 2
 Postoperative fever 2
 Trauma 2
 Intravascular catheter 1
 Multiorgan failure 1
 Bone 1
Total 28