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Assessment of MALDI-TOF MS as alternative tool for Streptococcus suis identification

Chapter included in Applications of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) tools in microbiology of infectious diseases edited by Frontiers

May 1st, 2017

Perez-Sancho M., Vela AI., Garcia-Seco T., Gottschalk M., Dominguez L. and Fernandez-Garayzabal JF..


The accuracy of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) for identifying Streptococcus suis isolates obtained from pigs, wild animals, and humans was evaluated using a PCR-based identification assay as the gold standard. In addition, MALDI-TOF MS was compared with the commercial multi-tests Rapid ID 32 STREP system. From the 129 S. suis isolates included in the study and identified by the molecular method, only 31 isolates (24.03%) had score values ≥2.300 and 79 isolates (61.24%) gave score values between 2.299 and 2.000. After updating the currently available S. suis MALDI Biotyper database with the spectra of three additional clinical isolates of serotypes 2, 7, and 9, most isolates had statistically significant higher score values (mean score: 2.65) than those obtained using the original database (mean score: 2.182). Considering the results of the present study, we suggest using a less restrictive threshold score of ≥2.000 for reliable species identification of S. suis. According to this cut-off value, a total of 125 S. suis isolates (96.9%) were correctly identified using the updated database. These data indicate an excellent performance of MALDI-TOF MS for the identification of S. suis



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Assessment of MALDI-TOF MS as alternative tool for Streptococcus suis identification



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Universidad ComplutenseServicio de Identificación y Caracterización Microbiana (ICM). Centro de Vigilancia Sanitaria Veterinaria (VISAVET). Universidad Complutense (UCM).

Universidad ComplutenseDepartamento de Sanidad Animal. Facultad de Veterinaria. Universidad Complutense (UCM).

CEI Campus MoncloaCEI Campus Moncloa.

Faculté de Médicine Vétérinaire. Université de Montréal (UM).







Assessment of MALDI-TOF MS as alternative tool for Streptococcus suis identification

CHAPTER: Assessment of MALDI-TOF MS as alternative tool for Streptococcus suis identification


TYPE: inBook


AUTHORS: Perez-Sancho M., Vela AI., Garcia-Seco T., Gottschalk M., Dominguez L. and Fernandez-Garayzabal JF..


VISAVET PARTICIPANTS


First
Marta Pérez Sancho
2nd
Ana Isabel Vela Alonso
3rd
Teresa García-Seco Romero
5th
Lucas Domínguez Rodríguez
Last
José Francisco Fernández-Garayzabal Fernández

BOOK: Applications of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) tools in microbiology of infectious diseases


EDITION: 1


LANGUAJE: English


ISBN: 9782889451838


NUMERATION: 113-118


DATE: May 1st, 2017


PUBLISHING COMPANY: Frontiers


DOI: https://doi.org/ 10.3389/978-2-88945-183-8


CITE THIS PUBLICATION:

Perez-Sancho M., Vela AI., Garcia-Seco T., Gottschalk M., Dominguez L. and Fernandez-Garayzabal JF. Assessment of MALDI-TOF MS as alternative tool for Streptococcus suis identification.. 113-118. Applications of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) tools in microbiology of infectious diseases. Ed. 1. Frontiers. ISBN: 9782889451838. 2017. (inBook)


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