Table 2

Overall performance of the NIH mold database and the Bruker library when challenged against 421 clinical isolates

Library(ies)No. of isolates (%) with the indicated scorea
≥2.0≤1.99 and ≥1.7<1.7
Combined NIH and Bruker370 (88.9)18 (4.3)33 (7.8)
NIH alone370 (88.9)18 (4.3)33 (7.8)
Bruker alone3 (0.7)26 (6.2)392 (93.1)
  • a Scores represent the following: ≥2.0, species specific identification; ≤1.99 and ≥1.7, genus-specific identification; <1.7, no accurate identification.