TABLE 2.

Initial results with VanR assay compared to culture

Culture resultaNo. of isolates positive by VanR PCR for:No. of isolates negative by VanR PCRTotal
vanAvanBvanAB
VanA phenotype1103265144
VanB phenotype03003
Negative11332309355
Total1213928314502
  • a VanA phenotype, teicoplanin MIC of ≥16 μg/ml; VanB phenotype, teicoplanin MIC of <16 μg/ml.