TABLE 4.

Performance of the new VITEK 2 GP identification card applied to cocci from primary isolation plates

SpeciesNo. of strains that werea:
TestedCorrectly identifiedIdentified with low discriminationMis- identifiedNot identified
Enterococcus avium 11000
Enterococcus faecalis 2626000
Enterococcus faecium 33000
Rothia mucilaginosa 11000
Staphylococcus aureus 2626000
Staphylococcus epidermidis 77000
Staphylococcus haemolyticus 21100
Streptococcus agalactiae 99000
Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis31101
Streptococcus pneumoniae 1111000
Streptococcus pyogenes 1515000
Streptococcus salivarius 11000
Total105102 (97.1)2 (1.9)0 (0.0)1 (1.0)
  • a Values in parentheses are percentages.