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Research Article

Diagnostic Utility of Broad Range Bacterial 16S rRNA Gene PCR with Degradation of Human and Free Bacterial DNA in Bloodstream Infection Is More Sensitive Than an In-House Developed PCR without Degradation of Human and Free Bacterial DNA

Table 3

Measures of test performance for BC, ST, and IHP against a constructed gold standard. PPV = positive predictive value, NPV = negative predictive value, ST = SepsiTest, IHP = in-house PCR, and BC = blood cultures.

Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)NPV (%)

ST52.610010030.8
IHP15.810010020
BC15.810010020

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