TABLE 3.

ANC card discrepant identifications in the clinical strain set at all sites

ANC identificationVitek 2 confidence level16S rRNA gene sequencing identification
Bacteroides caccae Very good Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron
Actinomyces naeslundii Very good Bifidobacterium spp.
Actinomyces naeslundii Acceptable Propionibacterium acnes
Clostridium paraputrificum Acceptable Clostridium septicum
Clostridium bifermentans Low discrimination Clostridium sordellii
Fusobacterium nucleatum Excellent Fusobacterium necrophorum
Clostridium barati, C. clostridioforme, C. septicumLow discrimination Clostridium tertium
Clostridium clostridioforme Excellent Clostridium ramosum
Fusobacterium nucleatum Excellent Fusobacterium necrophorum
Prevotella bivia Excellent Prevotella melaninogenica
Actinomyces naeslundii Acceptable Actinomyces israelii
Prevotella disiens Excellent Prevotella intermedia
Clostridium subterminale Excellent Clostridium difficile
Bacteroides ovatus Excellent Bacteroides fragilis
Fusobacterium nucleatum Excellent Clostridium clostridioforme
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum Good Corynebacterium urealyticum
Clostridium butyricum, C. clostridioformeLow discrimination Clostridium tertium