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Table. 12.

Table. 12.

Clinical mycology: performance of laboratories in yeast identification of MF-16-01 Candida albicans

Survey no.Methods of identificationNo. (%)Lists of reported organisms (%)
MF-16-01. Candida albicansAPI9 (8.4)C. albicans : 9 (100)
MALDI-TOF (BioMérieux)3 (3.9)C. albicans : 3 (100)
MALDI-TOF (Bruker)7 (6.5)C. albicans : 7 (100)
Manual2 (1.9)C. albicans : 2 (100)
Microscan3 (2.8)C. albicans : 3 (100)
Vitek 282 (76.6)C. albicans : 82 (100)
Others
MF-16-02. Candida parapsilosisAPI12 (11.2)C. parapsilosis : 12 (100)
MALDI-TOF (BioMérieux)3 (2.8)C. parapsilosis : 3 (100)
MALDI-TOF (Bruker)7 (6.4)C. parapsilosis : 7 (100)
Manual2 (1.9)Candida spp.: 1 (50.0), yeast like organism: 1 (50.0)
Microscan3 (2.8)C. parapsilosis : 2 (66.7); Candida spp.: 1 (33.3)
Vitek 280 (74.8)C. parapsilosis : 79 (98.8); Candida famata : 1 (1.3)
Others
MF-16-03. Candida glabrataAPI7 (6.9)C. glabrata : 7 (100)
MALDI-TOF (BioMérieux)2 (2.0)C. glabrata : 2 (100)
MALDI-TOF (Bruker)8 (7.9)C. glabrata : 8 (100)
Manual2 (2.0)Candida spp.: 1 (50.0); yeast like organism: 1 (50.0)
Microscan2 (2.0)C. glabrata : 2 (100)
Vitek 279 (78.2)C. glabrata : 79 (100)
Others
MF-16-04. Trichosporon asahiiAPI7 (6.9)T. asahii : 5 (71.4); Trichosporon spp.: 2 (28.6)
MALDI-TOF (BioMérieux)2 (2.0)Trichosporon spp.: 2 (100)
MALDI-TOF (Bruker)8 (7.9)T. asahii : 5 (62.5); Trichosporon spp.: 3 (37.5)
Manual2 (2.0)Trichosporon spp.: 1 (50.0); yeast like organism: 1 (50.0)
Microscan1 (1.0)Trichosporon spp.: 1 (100)
Vitek 279 (78.2)T. asahii : 62 (78.5); Trichosporon spp.: 17 (21.5)
Others2 (2.0)T. asahii : 2 (100)

The instruments were from the following companies: BioMérieux SA (Marcy l’Etoile, France) and Bruker Corp. (Billerica, MA, USA).

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