Table 1.

Identification of common clinical yeast isolates with the API 20C and ID 32C systems

OrganismNo. of isolatesNo. of isolates tested with API 20C that were:No. of isolates tested with ID 32C that were:
Correctly identifiedCorrectly identified by additional testingNot iden-tifiedMisiden-tifiedCorrectly identifiedCorrectly identified by additional testingNot iden-tifiedMisiden-tified
Candida albicans109182
Candida glabrata888
Candida guilliermondii12111102
Candida krusei101010
Candida parapsilosis1211112
Candida tropicalis(sucrose positive)888
Cryptococcus albidus888
Cryptococcus neoformans1818144
Geotrichumsp.101010
Rhodotorulasp.1165371
Saccharomyces cerevisiae9981
Trichosporon beigelii7617
 Total123114 (93%)531106 (86%)7100