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Table 3 Additional values of pre-processing tissue

From: Pre-processing tissue specimens with a tissue homogenizer: clinical and microbiological evaluation

  Total infected tissues, n = 55 (%)
Detected exactly the same number and identification of microorganisms as routine 30 (54.5)
Detected monomicrobial that otherwise would be missed 2 (3.6)
Missed monomicrobial that was detected in routine 3 (5.4)
Detected more number of microorganisms of clinical importance in polymicrobial infections 8 (14.5)
Detected more number of microorganisms not of clinical importance in polymicrobial infections 3 (5.4)
Detected less number of microorganisms of clinical importance in polymicrobial infections 8 (14.5)
Detected less number of microorganisms not of clinical importance in polymicrobial infections 1 (1.8)