Table 2.

Clinical comparison of Cognitor to blood culture for blood cultures negative after overnight incubation.a

Blood Culture
CognitorNegativePositive
Negative128513b
Positive131c28
  • a Clinical comparison of Cognitor at >12 h to blood culture results at 5 days incubation.

  • b Six of 13 false negative results were identified to be contaminants after clinical review.

  • c Clinical review determined that 91 of 131 false positives may have been clinically significant.