Table 3

Agreement between the BC-GP assay and reference methods for identification of positive blood cultures

Blood culture category and parameterTotal no. of culturesNo. (%) of cultures with concordant resultsNo. (%) of cultures with discrepant results
Monomicrobial178
    Identification178168 (94)10 (6)
    Resistance markers178173 (97)5 (3)
Polymicrobial25
    Identification2519 (76)6 (24)
    Resistance markers2521 (84)4 (16)
Total agreement
    Identification203187 (92)16 (8)
    Resistance markers203194 (96)9 (4)