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Table 2 Discordant episodes between phenotypic and molecular tests of isolates from BSI in paediatric cancer patients

From: Clinical relevance of molecular identification of microorganisms and detection of antimicrobial resistance genes in bloodstream infections of paediatric cancer patients

Episode Phenotypic method Molecular method
24 Staphylococcus warneri Negative
29 Staphylococcus aureus Negative
47 Staphylococcus aureus CoNS
5 Escherichia coli Negative
59 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Negative
68 Burkholderia cepacia CoNS/Ralstonia pickettii
  1. CoNS Coagulase negative Staphylococci