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Reliable identification at the species level of Brucella isolates with MALDI-TOF-MS

Florigio Lista3, Frans AG Reubsaet2, Riccardo De Santis3, Rene R Parchen1, Ad L de Jong1, Jasper Kieboom1, Anton L van der Laaken1, Ingrid AI Voskamp-Visser1, Silvia Fillo3, Hugo-Jan Jansen4, Jan Van der Plas4 and Armand Paauw1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Earth, Environmental, and Life Sciences, TNO, Lange Kleiweg 137, Rijswijk, P.O Box 45, The Netherlands

2 Department of Bacteriology, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, Bilthoven 3721, MA, The Netherlands

3 Histology and Molecular Biology Section, Army Medical and Veterinary Research Center, Via Santo Stefano Rotondo 4, 00184 Rome, Italy

4 Military Health Care Expertise Co-ordination Centre, Ministry of Defence, Noodweg 37, Hilversum 1213, PW, The Netherlands

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BMC Microbiology 2011, 11:267  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-267

Published: 23 December 2011

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Table S1. Strains used during the study with additional information.

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