TABLE 4.

Agreement between biochemical results and molecular identification for H2 and H3 isolates and controls

Organism group (n) and testNo. (%) of isolates for which there was:
Exact agreementRelative agreementNo agreementNo biochemical identification
H2 (50)
    RNFg30 (60)3 (6)a8 (16)9 (18)
    Vitek26 (52)8 (16)b7 (14)9 (18)
H3 (50)
    RNF28 (56)08 (16)14 (28)
    Vitek26 (52)12 (24)c2 (4)10 (20)
Controls (4)
    RNF03d01
    Vitek03e01f
  • a Results (molecular/biochemical) were as follows: Burkholderia sp., not B. cepacia/Burkholderia gladioli; nontermenting gram-negative rod (NFGNR) (GenBank Agrobacterium cluster)/Agrobacterium radiobacter?; NFGNR/Sphingomonas paucimobilis.

  • b Results (molecular/biochemical) were as follows: A. xylosoxidans/NFGNR (two occurrences); P. aeruginosa/NFGNR; S. maltophilia/NFGNR; NFGNR (GenBank unnamed)/Pasteurella haemolytica; NFGNR (GenBank Agrobacterium cluster)/A. radiobactor (two occurrences); Agrobacterium sp./A. radiobacter (delete?); Enterobacter sp. (GenBank Enterobacter cluster)/Enterobacter cloacae.

  • c Results (molecular/biochemical) were as follows: A. xylosoxidans/NFGNR (nine occurrences); NFGNR (GenBank Lautropia cluster)/NFGNR; Chryseobacterium sp./Chryseobacterium indologenes (two occurrences).

  • d Results (molecular/biochemical) were as follows: Pseudomonas sp. (not P. aeruginosa)/P. fluorescens; Pseudomonas sp. (not P. aeruginosa)/P. fluorescens or Pseudomonas putida (two occurrences).

  • e Results (molecular/biochemical) were as follows: Pseudomonas sp. (not P. aeruginosa)/Pseudomonas stutzeri; Pseudomonas sp. (not P. aeruginosa)/P. fluorescens or P. putida (two occurrences).

  • f Vitek GNI+ card testing not done.

  • g RNF, RapID NF plus.