TABLE 4

Results of repeat testing

Reference IDaNo. (%) of isolates with indicated Vitek MS ID
Respot correct IDReextract correct IDReextract mis-ID
Mucorales (n = 118)
    Mucor racemosus complex (n = 30)7 (23)
    Rhizopus microsporus complex (n = 29)3 (10)
    Total10 (8)
Dimorphs (n = 141)
    Coccidioides immitis/posadasii (n = 38)3 (8)
    Histoplasma capsulatum (n = 32)1 (3)
    Total4 (3)
Dermatophytes (n = 291)
    Epidermophyton floccosum (n = 31)11
    Microsporum audouinii (n = 33)71
    Microsporum canis (n = 31)1
    Microsporum gypseum (n = 35)31
    Trichophyton interdigitale (n = 30)21
    Trichophyton rubrum (n = 31)5
    Trichophyton verrucosum (n = 31)3
    Trichophyton violaceum (n = 34)1
    Total18 (6)9 (3)
Dematiaceous (n = 325)
    Alternaria alternata (n = 32)11
    Curvularia hawaiiensis (n = 26)21
    Exophiala dermatitidis (n = 31)2
    Exserohilum rostratum (n = 35)2
    Scedosporium boydii (n = 32)01
    Scedosporium apiospermum (n = 41)1
    Total5 (2)5 (2)1 (<1)
Aspergillus species (n = 328)
    Aspergillus calidoustus (n = 33)11
    Aspergillus flavus/oryzae (n = 33)1
    Aspergillus nidulans (n = 33)12
    Aspergillus niger complex (n = 37)11
    Aspergillus sydowii (n = 30)2
    Aspergillus terreus complex (n = 34)2
    Aspergillus versicolor (n = 31)22
    Total7 (2)9 (3)
Other potential pathogens (n = 316)
    Fusarium solani complex (n = 35)21
    Lecythophora hoffmannii (n = 30)1
    Paecilomyces variotii (n = 30)1
    Penicillium chrysogenum (n = 30)1
    Purpureocillium lilacinum (n = 31)2
    Rasamsonia argillacea (n = 34)11
    Sarocladium kiliense (n = 30)1
    Total6 (2)5 (2)
Total molds (n = 1,519)50 (3)28 (2)1 (1)
  • a ID, identification.