Table 1

Comparison of the results of BD GeneOhm PCR and Seegene Seeplex PCR for tcdB based on toxigenic C. difficile culture in stool specimensa

BD/Seegene resultNo. of samples
Culture positive (n = 86)Culture negative (n = 157)Total (%) (n = 243)
tcdA positive, tcdB positivetcdA negative, tcdB positivetcdA negative, tcdB negative
+/+5942166 (27.2)
+/−31307 (2.9)
−/+00112 (0.8)
−/−3010155168 (69.1)
Total65516157243 (100)
  • a Concordance rate between BD GeneOhm and Seegene: 234/243 = 96.3%.