TABLE 3.

Phenotypic identities of clinical yeast isolates differing from those determined by MALDI-TOF MS and/or 26S rRNA sequencing

API ID 32C systemMALDI-TOF MS26S rRNA sequencing
Organism identifiedIdentification profile% IdentityOrganism identified% NASIa
Candida pelliculosa4274 350191.6Pichia fabianii100
Candida utilis4271 350195.6Pichia fabianii/Pichia veronae100
Candida parapsilosis7147 350799.9Candida metapsilosis
Candida albicans7347 140099.8Candida dubliniensis100
Candida krusei0300 010088.6Pichia kluyveri99
Debaryomyces etchellsii/D. carsonii5546 350187Candida parapsilosis100
Debaryomyces etchellsii/D. carsonii5546 350191.4Candida parapsilosis100
Debaryomyces etchellsii/D. carsonii5547 150191.4Candida lusitaniae100
Geotrichum species3000 310099.3Galactomyces geotrichum/Geotrichum silvicola99
No identification possibleCryptococcus curvatus100
No identification possiblePichia rhodanensis100
  • a NASI, nucleic acid sequence identity.