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Table 2 Comparison of Staphylococcus spp. identification by MALDI-TOF MS and positive rabbit plasma clotting, Sa442 PCR, latex agglutination, coa and S. aureus cydB PCR tests

From: Some coagulase negative Staphylococcus spp. isolated from buffalo can be misidentified as Staphylococcus aureus by phenotypic and Sa442 PCR methods

Species MALDI-TOF MS Plasma clotting Sa442 PCR Latex test cydB PCR coa PCR
S. agnetis 17 3 3 1 0 0
S. aureus 8 8 8 8 8 7
S. caprae a 1 0 0 0 0 0
S. equorum a 3 0 0 0 0 0
S. epidermidis 8 0 0 0 0 0
S. haemolyticus a 2 0 0 0 0 0
S. hominis a 1 0 0 0 0 0
S. pateuri a 2 0 0 0 0 0
S. saprophyticus a 1 0 0 0 0 0
S. sciuri a 1 0 0 0 0 0
S. warneri a 1 0 0 0 0 0
S. xylosus 1 1 1 0 0 1
S. chromogenes 69 19 19 1 0 2
S. cohnii 1 1 1 0 0 0
Total 116 32 32 10 8 10
  1. aData from Pizauro et al. [13]
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