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Table 2 Gram-positive cocci from monomicrobial blood cultures identified by the direct MALDI-TOF method

From: A new rapid method for direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacteria from positive blood cultures

Species Correctly identified with score value of: Unidentified Misidentified Total
3.000–2.300 2.299–2.000 1.999–1.700 <1.700
Staphylococcus epidermidis   8 21 13    42
Staphylococcus aureus   12 3 1 1   17
Staphylococcus hominis   5 4 2 1 1 13
Staphylococcus capitis 1 9 1     11
Staphylococcus haemolyticus   4   1    5
Staphylococcus warneri    1 1    2
Staphylococcus pettenkoferi    1     1
Staphylococcus sciuri   1      1
Staphylococcus lugdunensis    1     1
Enterococcus faecium 1 2 1     4
Enterococcus faecalis 1 1 1     3
Enterococcus casseliflavus    1     1
Streptococcus sanguinis     1    1
Streptococcus pneumoniae       1 1
Total 3 42 35 19 2 2 103