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Evaluation of the phoenix automated microbiology system for detecting extended-spectrum β-lactamase in escherichia coli, klebsiella species and proteus mirabilis

Title
Evaluation of the phoenix automated microbiology system for detecting extended-spectrum β-lactamase in escherichia coli, klebsiella species and proteus mirabilis
Authors
Lee K.K.Kim S.T.Hong K.S.Huh H.J.Chae S.-L.
Ewha Authors
홍기숙
SCOPUS Author ID
홍기숙scopus
Issue Date
2008
Journal Title
Korean Journal of Laboratory Medicine
ISSN
1598-6535JCR Link
Citation
vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 185 - 190
Indexed
SCOPUS WOS scopus
Abstract
Background : The aim of this study was to compare the BD Phoenix (Beckton Dickinson Diagnostic Systems, USA) extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) test with the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) ESBL phenotypic confirmatory test by disk diffusion (CLSI ESBL test) in Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca and Proteus mirabilis. Methods : We tested 224 clinical isolates of E. coli, K. pneumoniae, K. oxytoca and P. mirabilis during May 2006 to March 2007. These isolates were examined by the Phoenix and the CLSI ESBL tests simultaneously. For the isolates showing discordant results between the two tests, boronic acid disk test was performed to differentiate AmpC β-lactamase and ESBL. Results : Among the 224 clinical isolates, 75 and 79 isolates were positive for ESBL by CLSI ESBL test and Phoenix test, respectively. Having detected 4 more isolates as ESBL-producers, Phoenix test showed a 98.2% agreement with a 100% sensitivity and 97.3% specificity compared with CLSI ESBL test. Among the four false positive isolates, three were AmpC-positive but ESBL-negative. Conclusions : The BD Phoenix ESBL test was sensitive and specific, and can be used as a rapid and reliable method to detect ESBL production in E. coli, Klebsiella species, and P. mirabilis.
DOI
10.3343/kjlm.2008.28.3.185
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