TABLE 5.

Results of classification of strains used in the interlaboratory study (laboratory 6 excluded)

Strain and designationCorrect classification of strain (%)
Non-Salmonella strains
    Citrobacter diversis EU-NS25100.0
    Hafnia alvei EU-NS3593.3
    Staphylococcus aureus EU-NS22100.0
    Citrobacter freundii EU-NS24100.0
    Enterobacter cloacae EU-NS32100.0
    Enterococcus faecalis EU-NS3100.0
    Escherichia coli ATCC 2592297.7
    Escherichia coli O128 EU-NS10100.0
    Escherichia coli O157 EU-NS11100.0
    Klebsiella oxytoca EU-NS1893.3
    Klebsiella pneumoniae EU-NS17100.0
    Proteus vulgaris EU-NS28100.0
    Shigella boydii EU-NS38100.0
    Shigella flexneri 2a EU-NS27100.0
    Yersinia enterocolitica EU-NS41100.0
    Serratia marcescens EU-NS36100.0
Salmonella serotypesa
    Hadar 99-601100.0
    Enteritidis 00-490.9
    Bredeney 00-215100.0
    Dublin 98-44369.7
    Blockley 98-1262100.0
    Typhimurium 00-510100.0
    42:b:e,n,x,z15 (II) 98-130890.9
    18:z4,z32:- (IIIa) 99-155697.0
    47:1,v:z (IIIb) 00-269100.0
    48:g,z51:- (IV) 98-3722100.0
    66:z65:- (V) K-135497.0
    1,6,14,25:a:e,n,x (VI) 94-2957100.0
Controls
    Negative (TE buffer)100.0
    Positive (serotype Typhimurium 51K61)100.0
  • a Numerals in parentheses indicate subspecies.