Table 2

Performance of the BC-GP assay for detection of resistance markers in positive blood cultures

Isolate categoryTotal no. of isolatesNo. (%) of isolates with gene detectedNo. (%) of isolates with gene not detected
mecA positive
    S. aureus3130 (97)1 (3)
    S. epidermidis4237 (88)5 (12)
Total mecA positive7367 (92)6 (8)
Total vanA/B positive99 (100)0 (0)
Total8276 (93)76 (7)