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Evaluation of Mast-ID 15 system for identifying Enterobacteriaceae, some Vibrionaceae, and Acinetobacter.
  1. B Holmes,
  2. C A Dawson
  1. National Collection of Type Cultures, Central Public Health Laboratory, London.


    Six hundred and twenty one strains (555 Enterobacteriaceae, 46 Vibrionaceae, and 20 Acinetobacter) were examined in the Mast system. The results were consulted in the code book supplied by the manufacturer and those not listed were processed through the manufacturer's full database held on an Apricot microcomputer in our laboratory. The proportion of strains correctly identified was 88%, with 9% not identified, and 3% incorrectly identified.

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