TABLE 3.

Reproducibility of Etest GRD, E-M, and agar screening for detection of hGISA/GISA/GSSA

Strain(s)a% Correct phenotype
Etest GRD (48 h)E-M (BHI/2 McFarland)Agar screen
E-VA/TPE-VA/TP+S
MHMHBMHMHBVA/BHITP/MH
GISA1001001001001008793
hGISA81958998921258
5 ATCC strains10010010010010080100
  • a For GISA, 15 isolates were tested in triplicate; for hGISA, 60 isolates were tested in triplicate; and for the five ATCC reference strains, 25 isolates were tested in triplicate.