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Table 2 Phenotypic and genotypic detection of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase in clinical isolates

From: Rapid and sensitive detection of bla KPC gene in clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae by a molecular real-time assay

Clinical isolates (No) Modified Hodge Test (MHT) Disk test Nuclisens EasyQ KPC® PCR assay
   BA EDTA   
K. pneumoniae ( 38) 32/38 positive 38/38 positive 4/38 positive 38/38 positive 38/38 positive
6/38 negative
K. pneumoniae (4), P. aeruginosa (2), Acinetobacter ssp. (2), E. coli (2) with no known resistance 10/10 negative 10/10 negative 10/10 negative 10/10 negative 10/10 negative