TABLE 5.

Sensitivity of Xpert C. difficile versus GDH algorithms for ribotype 027 and non-027 isolatesa

RibotypenSensitivity (%)P valueb
Xpert C. difficileGDH algorithms
0271190.990.91.0
Non-0273691.769.40.001
  • a Excludes one isolate for which PCR-ribotyping data were not available.

  • b Fisher's exact test.