Table 1.

Performance of the Slidex Staph-Kit and Staphylase test for the identification of MRSA and MSSA

OrganismTypenResultsa
Slidex Staph-KitStaphylase test
MRSA125W
72W
713W
421W
721W
731W
741W
751RR
61W
761W
771RR
782RR
791RR
802RR
812RR
411RR
832W
822W
MSSA150R/Wb ND
  • a W, white clumping; R, red clumping; −, no clumping; ND, not determined.

  • b R/W, both R (n = 149) and W (n = 1).