TABLE 4

Detection results of resistance genes targeted by the ePlex BCID panels (n = 26)

Resistance gene(s) detected by ePlex panelOrganism(s) targets detected by ePlexResistance phenotype(s) and genotype(s) on cultured isolatesan
BCID-GP
    mecAStaphylococcus, S. epidermidisMR S. epidermidis12
StaphylococcusMR S. haemolyticus2
Staphylococcus, S. aureusMR S. aureus3
Staphylococcus, S. aureusMS S. aureus (+ MR S. epidermidisb)1
Staphylococcus, S. aureus, S. epidermidisMS S. aureus + MR S. epidermidis + MR S. haemolyticus1
Staphylococcus, S. epidermidisMR S. epidermidis + MR S. haemolyticus1
    mecA and vanAStaphylococcus, S. aureus, E. faeciumMR S. aureus + VR E. faecium (vanA positive)1
BCID-GN
    blaCTX-ME. coliCTX-M group 1 ESBL-producing E. coli4
K. oxytocaCTX-M group 9 ESBL-producing K. oxytoca1
  • a MR, methicillin resistant; MS, methicillin susceptible; VR, vancomycin resistant.

  • b Isolate recovered at secondary subculture of frozen blood culture sample aliquots.