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Table 3 The different culture results of the reference method and C&W method

From: Repeated centrifuging and washing concentrates bacterial samples in peritoneal dialysis for optimal culture: an original article

Case Reference method C&W method Outcome
1 No growth Candida albicans Catheter removal
2 No growth Staphylococcus capitis Cured
3 No growth OSSA Cured
4 No growth Staphylococcus epidermititis Catheter removal
5 No growth Staphylococcus epidermititis Cured
6 No growth Staphylococcus capitis Cured
7 No growth Hemophilus influenza Cured
8 No growth Escherichia coli Cured
9 No growth Staphylococcus epidermititis Cured
10 No growth No growth Cured
11 No growth No growth Cured
12 No growth No growth Cured
13 No growth No growth Cured
14 Klebsiella pneumonia No growth Cured
15 Gram-positive bacilli Aspergillus fumigatus Catheter removal
16 Klebsiella oxytoca Roulette ornithinolytica Catheter removal
17 P. aeruginosa Candida spp. Catheter removal
  1. C&W method centrifuging and washing method, OSSA oxacillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus, P. aeruginosa: Pseudomonas aeruginosa