Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry is a sensitive and specific method for identification of aerococci.

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Conventional methods for the species determination of human pathogenic aerococci are not reliable. We show that matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry correctly identifies aerococci to the species level and that it can be used to identify aerococci with high specificity in the diagnostic clinical microbiology laboratory.

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  • Microbiology in the medical area
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1303-1304
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume51
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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