TABLE 2

Specificity of Candida auris-specific and Candida auris related-species-specific assays

Species or organismCandida auris-specific PCRReal-time PCR
Candida auris-specificCandida auris related-species-specific
No. of isolates detected/no. testedNo. of isolates detected/no. testedTm (°C)No. of isolates detected/no. testedTm (°C)
C. auris44/4444/44 (CT, 19.4 ± 2.5)85.1 ± 0.244/44 (CT, 17.7 ± 1.8)85.6 ± 0.15
C. haemulonii0/70/7a7/7 (CT, 18.2 ± 1.3)84.8 ± 0.2
C. duobushaemulonii0/60/66/6 (CT, 20.4 ± 0.7)86.2 ± 0.1
C. lusitaniae0/60/66/6 (CT, 20.1 ± 0.6)87.6 ± 0.1
C. albicans0/90/90/9
C. glabrata0/100/100/10
C. tropicalis0/110/110/11
C. krusei0/100/100/10
C. parapsilosis0/100/100/10
C. metapsilosis0/40/40/4
C. orthopsilosis0/30/30/3
C. dubliniensis0/30/30/3
C. guilliermondii0/40/40/4
C. kefyr0/20/20/2
C. famata0/10/10/1
C. sake0/10/10/1
Rhodotorula mucilaginosa0/30/30/3
Saccharomyces cerevisiae0/20/20/2
Aspergillus fumigatus0/10/10/1
A. flavus0/10/10/1
A. niger0/10/10/1
Fusarium solani0/10/10/1
Human0/10/10/1