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Table 2 Average mass spectral coincidence values for 11 representative organisms at the genus and species levels.

From: Bacterial genotyping by 16S rRNA mass cataloging

  Average Coincidence
Organism species genus
Bacillus anthracis 0.999 0.988
Bacillus cereus 0.990  
Campylobacter jejuni 0.979 0.512
Clostridium botulinum 0.719 0.610
Clostridium difficile 0.875  
Clostridium perfringens 0.996  
Escherichia coli 0.992 0.990
Salmonella enterica 0.964 0.955
Salmonella typhimurium 0.993  
Staphylococcus aureus 0.994 0.939
Vibrio cholerae 0.981 0.909