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Table 3 Blood and Pus culture in the PNA group

From: Percutaneous fine-needle aspiration for pyogenic liver abscess (3-6 cm): a two-center retrospective study

   Pus Culture Total
Positive Negative Unavailable
Blood Culture Positive 8(19.5%) 3(7.3%) 0(0.0%) 11(26.8%)
  Negative 13(31.7%)a 5(12.2%) 3(7.3%) 21(51.2%)
  Unavailable 8(19.5%)b 1(2.4%) 1 10
Total   29(70.7%) 9(21.9%) 4 42
  1. aThere were 13(31.7%) patients whose blood culture was negative but pus culture was positive.
  2. bThere were 8(19.5%) patients whose blood culture was unperformed but pus culture was positive
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