Background: Timely intervention in the treatment of bloodstream infection is important for prescription of appropriate antimicrobials. With prompt determination
of the antimicrobial susceptibility of a causative agent,rapid antimicrobial susceptibility test (AST) can help select the appropriate antimicrobial therapy. This clinical study is for evaluation of the clinical performance of the QMAC-dRAST for rapid AST directly from positive
blood culture (PBC)s with Gram-positive cocci.Methods:A total of 115 PBC samples with Grampositive
This work was supported by the Korean Health Technology R&D Project, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Republic of Korea (HI13C1468 and HI13C0866).
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Table 1Distribution of Gram-positive cocci from PBCs used in this study