Table 3

Performance, by species, of the NIH mold database and the Bruker library when challenged against 421 clinical isolates

Organism (no. of isolates tested)No. of isolates (%) identified by the indicated database and score:a
NIH mold database score of:Bruker database score of:
≥2.0≤1.99 and ≥1.7≥2.0≤1.99 and ≥1.7
Acremonium sp. (3)3 (100)NA
Alternaria sp. (12)11 (91.7)1 (8.3)0 (0)1 (8.3)
Arthrographis kalrae (2)2 (100)0 (0)2 (100)
Ascomycete1 (100)NA
Aspergillus aculeatus (4)4 (100)NA
Aspergillus flavipes (1)1 (100)NA
Aspergillus flavus (10)10 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Aspergillus fumigatus (50)50 (100)3 (6)16 (323)
Aspergillus nidulans (5)5 (100)NA
Aspergillus niger (6)6 (100)0 (0)1 (16.7)
Aspergillus ochraceus (1)1 (100)NA
Aspergillus oryzae (2)2 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Aspergillus sclerotiorum (2)2 (100)NA
Aspergillus sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Aspergillus sydowii (8)8 (100)NA
Aspergillus terreus (9)9 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Aspergillus tubingensis (2)2 (100)NA
Aspergillus ustus (11)11 (100)NA
Aspergillus uvarum (1)1 (100)NA
Aspergillus versicolor (11)9 (81.8)2 (18.2)0 (0)1 (9)
Aspergillus viridinutans (2)2 (100)NA
Aspergillus westerdijkiae (3)3 (100)NA
Basidiomycete (37)11 (29.7)1 (2.7)NA
Chaetomium globosum (1)1 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Cladophialophora sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Cladosporium sp. (14)12 (85.7)2 (14.3)NA
Curvularia geniculata (3)3 (100)NA
Curvularia lunata (6)5 (83.3)1 (16.7)NA
Curvularia trifoli (1)1 (100)NA
Dematiaceous Scopulariopsis (1)1 (100)NA
Emericella quadrilineata (1)1 (100)NA
Engydontium sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Epicoccum sp. (5)5 (100)NA
Eurotium amstelodami (2)2 (100)NA
Eutypella scoparia (5)5 (100)NA
Eutypella vitis (1)1 (100)NA
Exherohilum rostratum (1)NANA
Exophiala dermatitidis (5)5 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Exophiala phaeomuriformis (1)1 (100)NA
Exophiala pisciphila (1)1 (100)NA
Exophiala sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Fusarium incarnatum-equiseti species complex (5)3 (60)2 (40)NA
Fusarium oxysporum (3)2 (77)1 (33)NA
Fusarium proliferatum (3)3 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Fusarium solani (16)16 (100)NA
Geosmithia argillacea (10)9 (90)1 (10)NA
Hamigera sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Histoplasma capsulatum (5)5 (100)NA
Hyaline septate mold, no further identification2 (100)NA
Hypocrea sp. (4)4 (100)NA
Irpex sp. (7)6 (85.7)1 (14.3)NA
Leptosphaeria sp. (2)2 (100)NA
Microsporum canis (2)2 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Mucor circinelloides (1)1 (100)0 (0)1 (100)
Mucor velutinosus (5)5 (100)NA
Myrmecridium schulzeri (4)4 (100)NA
Myrothecium sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Neosartorya hiratsukae (1)1 (100)NA
Ochroconis gallopava (4)4 (100)NA
Ochroconis humicola (1)1 (100)NA
Paecilomyces formosus (3)3 (100)NA
Paecilomyces lilacinus (9)9 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Paecilomyces saturatus (2)2 (100)NA
Paecilomyces sp. (2)2 (100)NA
Paecilomyces variotii (8)8 (100)0 (0)2 (25)
Penicillium sp. (15)6 (40)1 (6.7)0 (0)0 (0)
Periconia sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Peziza sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Phaeoacremonium aleophilum (1)1 (100)NA
Phaeoacremonium parasiticum (4)4 (100)NA
Phanerochaete sordida (1)1 (100)NA
Phellinus gilvus (1)1 (100)NA
Phialophora sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Phialophora verrucosa (3)1 (33)2 (67)NA
Phoma sp. (2)2 (100)NA
Pithomyces sp. (2)2 (100)NA
Pseudallescheria boydii (9)9 (100)NA
Rhizomucor sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Rhizopus oryzae (3)3 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Rhizopus sp. (1)1 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Scedosporium apiospermum (11)11 (100)NA
Scedosporium prolificans (4)4 (100)NA
Scedosporium sp. (3)3 (100)NA
Scopulariopsis brevicaulis (3)3 (100)NA
Sordariomycetes sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Syncephalastrum sp. (1)1 (100)NA
Talaromyces helicus (1)1 (100)NA
Thielavia terrestris (3)3 (100)NA
Trametes sp. (3)3 (100)NA
Trichoderma viridae (1)1 (100)NA
Trichophyton rubrum (5)5 (100)0 (0)2 (40)
Total370 (88.9)18 (4.3)3 (0.7)26 (6.2)
  • a NA, representative spectra not available in the Bruker database.