Table 2.

Results of the SeptiFast test and blood culture per patient episode and per microorganism

SeptiFast resultNo. of samples with the following blood culture result:
PositiveNegativeProbable contaminantTotal
Per patient episode
    Positive136903229
    Negative241,303911,418
    Probable contaminant023326
        Total1601,416971,673
Per microorganism
    Positive143970240
    Negative271,3031101,440
    Probable contaminant037037
        Total1701,4371101,717