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Summary

A commercial method (RAPIDECur; bio Mérieux UK Ltd, Basingstoke) and an in-house scheme based on conventional tests were compared for the identification of 179 commonly encountered gram-negative urinary pathogens. The methods identified correctly to genus level 97% and 84% of organisms, respectively. RAPIDEC ur was superior at identifying , due to the detection of -glucuronidase activity, but less cost-effective than the in-house scheme.

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