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Table 3 Comparison of conventional culture, PCR and m-LAMP-LFB methods to identify MSSA and MRSA in clinical samples

From: The rapid and visual detection of methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using multiplex loop-mediated isothermal amplification linked to a nanoparticle-based lateral flow biosensor

Detection method Clinical samples (n = 63)
MSSA-Positive MRSA-Positive Negative
Culture 16 12 35
PCR 14 9 40
m-LAMP-FB 16 12 35