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Volume 25, Number 3—March 2019

Multicenter Study of Cronobacter sakazakii Infections in Humans, Europe, 2017

Sarah LepuschitzComments to Author , Werner Ruppitsch, Shiva Pekard-Amenitsch, Stephen J. Forsythe, Martin Cormican, Robert L. Mach, Denis Piérard, Franz Allerberger, and the EUCRONI Study Group
Author affiliations: Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, Vienna, Austria (S. Lepuschitz, W. Ruppitsch, S. Pekard-Amenitsch, F. Allerberger); Vienna University of Technology, Vienna (S. Lepuschitz, R.L. Mach);, Keyworth, United Kingdom (S.J. Forsythe); National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland (M. Cormican); Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium (D. Piérard)

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Table 1

Comparison of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and whole-genome sequencing results for 77 isolates submitted as Cronobacter sakazakii in a multicenter study of C. sakazakii infections in humans, Europe, 2017*

MALDI-TOF Whole-genome sequencing Total no. isolates Human isolates detected in 2017 Historical human isolates
C. sakazakii C. sakazakii 59 21 38
C. sakazakii C. dublinensis 1 1
C. sakazakii C. malonaticus 5 4 1
C. sakazakii C. turicensis 2 1 1
C. sakazakii C. universalis 1 1
C. sakazakii Siccibacter turicensis 1 1
Enterobacter aerogenes Kluyvera intermedia 1 1
E. asburiae E. cloacae 2 2
E. asburiae E. asburiae 1 1
Klebsiella oxytoca Klebsiella oxytoca 1 1
Kosakonia cowanii Kosakonia cowanii 2 2
Paenibacillus pasadenensis Paenibacillus pasadenensis 1 1

*MALDI-TOF, matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight; –, no isolates detected.

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1Members of the EUCRONI study group are listed at the end of this article.

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