Table 2

Method sensitivity and specificity obtained by the HB&L System for TISSUE-C and CARRY-C media in the RESEP+ and RESEP− groups

Mean sensitivity (%±SE)100±038.83±20.03*100±0.038.83±20.03*
Specificity (%±SE)100±0100±0100±0.0100±0.0
Limit of detection (cfu/mL of sample)≥1–10Not determined≥2–20Not determined
  • Data for the six tested micro-organisms are expressed as mean.

  • *P<0.05, Fisher’s exact test on the number of positive samples between RESEP− and RESEP+ groups.