TABLE 4

Details of bacterial isolates from throat swab samples identified by mass spectrometry approaches

EBOV CTAgeSexMALDI-TOF result(s)a
2422 yrMale Proteus mirabilis (2.537)
1933 yrFemale Rothia mucilaginosa (2.181)
2560 yrNDb Proteus mirabilis (2.427)
144 moMale Staphylococcus aureus (2.378) Acinetobacter baylyi (2.054)
2663 yrMale Streptococcus salivarius (2.117) Candida albicans (2.141)
  • a Scoring for MALDI-TOF results was as follows: 3.000 to 2.300, highly probable species identification; 2.2999 to 2.000, secure genus identification.

  • b ND, no data.