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Table 3 Correct identification rates by MS analysis using SepsiTyper kit and an in-house method

From: Cheap and rapid in-house method for direct identification of positive blood cultures by MALDI-TOF MS technology

Microorganism group (N) Correct identification rates (%)
SepsiTyper kit In-house method p Value
Gram negative bacteria (79) 99 95 < 0.0001
Gram positive bacteria (88) 100 92 < 0.0001
Yeasts (7) 86 43 0.24
Anaerobic bacteria (12) 100 75 < 0.005
Total (186) 99 90 < 0.0001