TABLE 6

Accuracy of Vitek MS v3.0 compared to sequencing for the challenge set

Reference identificationNo. (%) with indicated type of Vitek MS identification
Correct to species levelCorrect to genus levelIncorrectNo identification
Alternaria alternata (n = 3)3 (100)
Aspergillus flavus/oryzae (n = 12)12 (100)
Aspergillus fumigatus (n = 9)9 (100)
Aspergillus lentulus (n = 3)3 (100)
Aspergillus nidulans (n = 3)3 (100)
Aspergillus niger complex (n = 3)3 (100)
Aspergillus sydowii (n = 6)6 (100)
Aspergillus terreus complex (n = 6)6 (100)
Aspergillus versicolor (n = 6)2 (33)4 (67)
Curvularia spicifera (n = 3)3 (100)
Epidermophyton floccosum (n = 3)3 (100)
Exophiala xenobiotica (n = 3)3 (100)
Fusarium oxysporum complex (n = 9)9 (100)
Fusarium solani complex (n = 6)6 (100)
Lecythophora hoffmannii (n = 3)3 (100)
Lichtheimia corymbifera (n = 3)3 (100)
Paecilomyces variotii complex (n = 6)6 (100)
Penicillium chrysogenum (n = 21)21 (100)
Purpureocillium lilacinum (n = 6)5 (83)1 (17)
Rhizopus arrhizus complex (n = 6)3 (50)3 (50)
Rhizopus microsporus complex (n = 3)2 (66)1 (33)
Sarocladium kiliense (n = 3)3 (100)
Scedosporium apiospermum (n = 6)6 (100)
Scedosporium boydii (n = 6)6 (100)
Scedosporium prolificans (n = 3)3 (100)
Trichophyton interdigitale (n = 6)6 (100)
Trichophyton rubrum (n = 3)3 (100)
Total in challenge set (n = 150)141 (94)9 (6)