TABLE 1.

Performance of the new VITEK 2 GP identification card by species and by family

Species or familyNo. of strains that werea:
TestedCorrectly identifiedIdentified with low discriminationMisidentifiedNot identified
Species
    Enterococcus avium33000
    Enterococcus casseliflavus11000
    Enterococcus durans54100
    Enterococcus faecalis2727000
    Enterococcus faecium2827100
    Micrococcus luteus44000
    Rothia mucilaginosa33000
    Staphylococcus aureus4545000
    Staphylococcus capitis88000
    Staphylococcus epidermidis3433100
    Staphylococcus haemolyticus2925310
    Staphylococcus hominis1313000
    Staphylococcus lugdunensis55000
    Staphylococcus sciuri11000
    Staphylococcus schleiferi11000
    Staphylococcus simulans11000
    Staphylococcus wameri11000
    Staphylococcus xylosus21100
    Streptococcus agalactiae3532300
    Streptococcus anginosus43100
    Streptococcus constellatus11000
    Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis2214602
    Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus11000
    Streptococcus gallolyticus44000
    Streptococcus lutetiensis11000
    Streptococcus oralis22000
    Streptococcus parasanguinis11000
    Streptococcus pasteurianus33000
    Streptococcus pneumoniae3939000
    Streptococcus pyogenes3838000
    Streptococcus salivarius22000
    Total364344 (94.5)17 (4.7)1 (0.3)2 (0.5)
Families
    Micrococcaceae147141 (95.9)5 (3.4)1 (0.7)0 (0.0)
    Streptococcaceae217203 (93.6)12 (5.5)0 (0.0)2 (0.9)
  • a Values in parentheses are percentages.