TABLE 3

The number of times the microorganisms present in the Curetis Unyvero P50 assay were detected by conventional methods and the multiplex PCR assay

Conventional method +
PCR +
Conventional method –
PCR +
Conventional method +
PCR –
Acinetobacter baumannii250
Chlamydophila pneumoniae010
Escherichia coli535
Haemophilus influenzae8204
Klebsiella oxytoca110
Klebsiella pneumoniae212
Legionella pneumophila010
Moraxella catarrhalis261
Morganella morganii020
Proteus spp.010
Pseudomonas aeruginosa1352
Serratia marcescens410
Staphylococcus aureus1167
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia631
Streptococcus mitis/Streptococcus pneumoniae8167
Total627229