Table 3 Influence of Sepsis@quick on revision of antibiotic administration.

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

Methods Changes in antibiotic therapies De-escalation of antibiotic therapies
Positive
n (%)
Negative
n (%)
P Positive
n (%)
Negative
n (%)
P
Sepsis@quick 45 (60.8%) 29 (39.2%) 0.0017 15 (75%) 5 (25%) 0.025
Blood culture 26 (35.1%) 48 (64.9%) 8 (40%) 12 (60%)