TABLE 3

Comparative performances of mixed-culture specimens

iC-GPC Assay identificationVerigene BC-GP identificationDiscrepant analysis resultsa
S. aureus, E. faecalisS. aureus, E. faecalisNA
S. epidermidis, mecA, E. faecalisS. epidermidis, mecA, E. faecalisNA
E. faecalis, E. faecium, vanAE. faecalis, E. faeciumvanA negative
S. aureus, mecA, E. faecalis, vanBS. aureus, mecA, E. faecalis, vanBNA
S. epidermidis, mecA, E. faecalisS. epidermidis, mecA, E. faecalisNA
E. faecium, vanAS. aureus, mecA, E. faecium, vanAS. aureus, mecA positive
S. aureus, E. faecalisS. aureus, E. faecalisNA
  • a NA, not applicable.