Table 4

Limit of detection for Staph ID/R for various species

Bacterial speciesGeneLimit of detection (CFU/ml) for indicated isolate category
PureMixed
S. hoministuf1 × 103
S. epidermidistuf3 × 1031 × 105
S. capitistuf1 × 105
S. lugdunensistuf1 × 106
S. haemolyticustuf1 × 104
S. aureustuf3 × 1033 × 104
S. warnerituf1 × 105
MRSAmecA1 × 1031 × 103
MRSEamecA1 × 1031 × 103
  • a Methicillin-resistant S. epidermidis.