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Table 1 Agglutination results for beta-haemolytic streptococci and enterococci in two different blood culturing systems

From: Rapid identification of pneumococci, enterococci, beta-haemolytic streptococci and S. aureusfrom positive blood cultures enabling early reports

  Prolex streptococcal latex kit Phadebact streptococcus test Streptex kit
  Sensitivity Specificity Sensitivity Specificity Sensitivity Specificity
BACTEC 93% 99% 98% 9% Not determined
BacT/Alert 95% 100% Not determined 86% 100%