Table 3

Presumptive identification of 027/NAP1/BI strain by the Xpert C. difficile/Epi assay in toxin B-positive stool specimens

No. of prospective specimensNo. of retrospective specimensPresence (+) or absence (−)
tcdBtcdC deletioncdt
24++
3219+
9 (027/NAP1/BI)27 (027/NAP1/BI)+++