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Table 3 Concordance between point-of-care Gram stain and CSF culture results

From: Point-of-care cerebrospinal fluid Gram stain for the management of acute meningitis in adults: a retrospective observational study

  CSF culture
GPC GNR GPR Negative
Point-of-care Gram stain
 GPC 23 0 0 1
 GNR 1 7 0 0
 GPR 0 0 0 0
 Negative 1(Sp) 1(Hi) 1(Lm) 87
  1. CSF cerebrospinal fluid, GNR Gram-negative rod, GPC Gram-positive coccus, GPR Gram-positive rod, Hi Haemophilus influenzae, Lm Listeria monocytogenes, Sp Streptococcus pneumoniae
  2. Kappa coefficient 0.903 (95% CI 0.887–0.906)