Table 2 Influence of previous treatment with antibiotics on diagnostics performance of Sepsis@quick and blood culture.

From: PCR-based Sepsis@Quick test is superior in comparison with blood culture for identification of sepsis-causative pathogens

Methods Previous antibiotic administration P OR (95%CI)
Yes, n (%) No, n (%)
Blood culture Pos 22 (27.16%) 27 (42.86%) 0.049 0.497 (0.247–1.0)
Neg 59 (72.84%) 36 (57.14%)
Sepsis@quick Pos 47 (69.14%) 36 (57.14%) 0.92 1.04 (0.53–2.02)
Neg 34 (30.86%) 27 (42.86%)