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Table 1 Identification score of microbial species identified by MALDI-TOF MS after growth in selective liquid media

From: A new culture-based method for rapid identification of microorganisms in polymicrobial blood cultures by MALDI-TOF MS

Sample IDNot identified by the rapid methodMicrobial species identified with score
< 1.7001.700–1.999≥2.000
BC1   E. faecalis
K. pneumoniae
BC2S. capitis  E. faecium
BC3S. hominis  E. coli
BC4S. haemolyticus  K. pneumoniae
BC5   C. koseri
E. faecalis
BC6   S. liquefaciens
E. faecalis
BC7A. baumannii  E. faecalis
P. aeruginosa
BC8  A. baumanniiE. faecalis
BC9  S. haemolyticusP. aeruginosa
BC10S. haemolyticus A. baumanniiS. epidermidis
BC11E. faecium  K. pneumoniae
BC12  S. haemolyticusE. coli
BC13  S. capitisE. coli
BC14E. faecalis
A. baumannii
  E. faecium
S. maltophilia
BC15  G. adiacens
S. epidermidis
 
BC16   C. parapsilosis
E. faecium
BC17 C. albicans E. faecalis
BC18E. faecium C. parapsilosisE. faecalis
BC19  S. haemolyticusB. cepacia
BC20 C. parapsilosis P. aeruginosa
BC21S. warneri S. oralis
S. epidermidis
 
BC22 C. parapsilosis E. cloacae complex
BC23  A. baumanniiE. faecalis
BC24   S. hominis
C. parapsilosis
BC25  S. epidermidisE. faecalis
BC26S. hominis  E. coli
BC27   S. epidermidis
C. parapsilosis
BC28   E. faecalis
S. haemolyticus
BC29   A. baumannii
S. marcescens
BC30   E. raffinosus
P. aeruginosa
BC31   E. faecalis
P. aeruginosa
BC32  S. haemolyticusS. oralis
BC33   E. faecalis
C. parapsilosis
BC34   C. parapsilosis
S. haemolyticus
BC35   S. aureus
E. faecalis
BC36   S. epidermidis
C. albicans
BC37   K. pneumoniae
C. parapsilosis
BC38  S. cohniiC. parapsilosis
BC39   P. aeruginosa
S. pneumoniae
BC40  S. epidermidisS. ureilytica
BC41   E. faecalis
P. aeruginosa
BC42   S. epidermidis
E. faecalis
BC43   S. epidermidis
C. albicans
BC44  C. albicansE. faecium
BC45   S. haemolyticus
S. marcescens
BC46   S. epidermidis
S. marcescens
BC47   P. aeruginosa
E. faecalis
BC48   P. aeruginosa
S. epidermidis
BC49G. adiacens  P. mirabilis
BC50  S. pettenkoferiP. aeruginosa
BC51   E. faecalis
P. aeruginosa
BC52   S. epidermidis
P. aeruginosa
BC53S. epidermidis  S. aureus
E. faecium
BC54  S. oralisC. albicans
BC55   S. epidermidis
C. albicans
BC56S. haemolyticus  C. albicans