TABLE 2.

Blood culture, eubacterial PCR, and procalcitonin results for group I sepsis patients with positive blood cultures

Patient no.Clinical diagnosisaBlood culture isolate(s)Result for:
Eubacterial PCRProcalcitonin (ng/ml)
1Malaria, MODS, and sepsisCandida albicans+>10
2Leptospirosis, MODS, and sepsisKlebsiella pneumoniae+>10
3Cirrhosis, GI bleeding, and sepsisKlebsiella pneumoniae+>2
4Cirrhosis, hepatorenal syndrome, GI bleeding, and sepsisS. epidermidis+>2
5Diabetic infected foot and renal failureKlebsiella pneumoniae+>10
6Polytrauma with sepsisPseudomonas sp.+>10
7CVA, IHD, post-CPR, and sepsisEscherichia coli+>10
8SLE, seizures, and sepsisEscherichia coli+>10
9CVA, CRF, and sepsisPseudomonas aeruginosa+>10
10ARDS and MODSPseudomonas aeruginosa+>10
11UrosepsisS. epidermidis+>10
12CVA and sepsisAcinetobacter baumannii+10
13UrosepsisE. coli and Streptococcus mutans+>10
14ILD, bleeding duodenal ulcer, and sepsisPseudomonas aeruginosa+>10
15CVA and sepsisEnterobacter cloacae+>10
16Renal failure and pneumoniaE. coli+>10
17Cirrhosis, hepatorenal syndrome, and sepsisE. coli+10
18Colon cancer, myasthenia gravis, and sepsisPseudomonas aeruginosa+>10
19MeningitisKlebsiella ozaenae+10
20CVA, COPD, and sepsisKlebsiella pneumoniae+>10
21CVA, pneumonia, and sepsisKlebsiella pneumoniae+>10
22CRF and sepsisCorynebacterium sp.+10
23Meningitis and sepsisAcinetobacter calcoaceticus+10
24Parkinson's disease and aspiration pneumoniaPseudomonas aeruginosa+>2
25IHD and urosepsisS. epidermidis+>2
26Lower limb cellulitis and ARDSAcinetobacter baumannii+>10
27CVA and sepsisEnterobacter cloacae+>10
28Lung abscessEnterobacter agglomerans+>2
29Fulminant hepatic failure and MODSE. coli+10
30Malaria and sepsisKlebsiella pneumoniae+10
  • a Abbreviations: MODS, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome; GI, gastrointestinal; CVA, cerebrovascular accident; IHD, ischemic heart disease; CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus; CRF, chronic renal failure; ARDS, acute respiratory distress sydrome; ILD, interstitial lung diseases; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.