TABLE 2

BacT/Alert 3D system detection of Serratia marcescens ATCC 43862 and Bordetella holmesii ID105094 and ID 105268 in platelet concentrates

Bacterial strainDetection result (time to detection [h]) by spiking dilution (CFU/ml)a
0.010.1110100
S. marcescens ATCC 43862Positive (15.7)NDPositive (12.2)Positive (11.2)Positive (10.2)
B. holmesii ID105094NDNDNDPositive (74.4)Positive (67.2)
B. holmesii ID105268NDNDPositive (81.6)Positive (76.8)Positive (64.8)
  • a ND, not detectable.