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Table 4 Comparison of the results obtained from blood of patients with clinical symptoms of sepsis by the method of blood culture, the nested multiplex qPCR and the multiplex qPCR methods in the parentheses and the internal inhibition control for the β-actin gene

From: A novel, nested, multiplex, real-time PCR for detection of bacteria and fungi in blood

  Blood culture Nested-multiplex-qPCR (n = 102) Total positive samples β-actin gene
   (Multiplex-qPCR)   
  (n = 102) Gram positive Gram negative Yeast Filamentous fungi   (n = 102)
   43 51 1 0   
   (16) (18) (0) (0) 71  
Positive 19      (18) 102
   42.1 50.0 1 0   
   (15.7) (17.6) (0) (0) 69.6  
% 18.6      (17.6) 100.0
  1. “( )” – in the parentheses Multiplex-qPCR results.