TABLE 2

Comparison of identified species between culture and IS-pro

Sample typeNo. of samples identified by test
TotalIdenticalMore in cultureMore in IS-proa
Intraperitoneal abscess181008
Head/neck abscess11506
Mamma abscess4103
Septic arthritis2200
Lymph node1100
Osteomyelitis/spondylodiscitis9315
Perianal abscess1001
Pulmonary abscess1010
Urogenital abscess5401
Wound/subcutaneous infection14707
Total6633231
  • a More species were generally found with IS-pro for samples in which more complex microbiota was expected.