TABLE 5.

Monomicrobial positive blood cultures: fungal organisms

Conventional IDNo. of specimensProbe matrix IDNo. of discrepancies
Candida albicans5C. albicans2
Candida glabrata4Fungi, not C. albicans0
Candida krusei1Fungi, not C. albicans0
Candida parapsilosis3Fungi, not C. albicans0
Candida tropicalis2Fungi, not C. albicans0
Cryptococcus neoformans1Fungi, not C. albicans0