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Table 2 Concordance between culturing clinical tissue samples using the blood culture bottle (BCB) method and the conventional method

From: Culturing periprosthetic tissue in BacT/Alert® Virtuo blood culture system leads to improved and faster detection of prosthetic joint infections

Method No. of tissue samples (%)
Conventional BCB
+ + 32 (20.2)
100 (63.3)
+ 12 (7.6)
+ 14 (8.9)
Total   158 (100)