Table 2.

Biomarkers released from spores of B. cereusgroup bacteria by CPD and sonication

OrganismStrainaBiomarker(s) (m/z)b
B. cereus T* 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,366 9,534
B33* 6,695 6,834 7,082 7,451 7,930
9,244
NCTC 8035 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,353
B. anthracis Sterne6,678 6,834 7,082 7,366
B. thuringiensis subsp.kurstaki 33679* 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,317
B. thuringiensis subsp.israelensis 35646 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,366
B. thuringiensis subsp.finitimus 192696,695 6,834 7,082 7,366
B. thuringiensis subsp.galleriae 29730* 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,331
B. thuringiensis subsp.tenebrionis 4AA-1 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,366
B. thuringiensis subsp.berliner 10792* 6,6956,827 7,082
13366* 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,205
7,331
13367* 6,712 6,834 7,082 7,331 7,751
55172* 6,712 6,827 7,082 7,331 9,180
B. mycoides 64626,5296,8777,066
B. subtilisc EMG 1686,8476,9499,136
B. globigiic (B. subtilis subsp.niger)93727,3468,898
  • a Asterisked organisms were sonicated.

  • b Numbers in italic correspond to peaks observed only after sonication. Numbers in boldface denote peaks characteristic of the B. cereus group, excluding B. mycoides.

  • c Reference 14.