TABLE 1.

Comparative analysis of L. monocytogenes serotypes by MALDI-TOF MS and PFGE

SerotypeSourceLineage by:
MALDI-TOF MSPFGE (ApaI digestion)
1/2aEGD-eIIII
1/2bSLCC 2755II
1/2cSLCC 2372IIII
3aSLCC 7179IIII
3bSLCC 2540II
3cSLCC 2479IIII
4aSLCC 2374IIIIII
4a/bSLCC 7069II
4bL312II
4cSLCC 2376IIIIII
4dATCC 19117II
4eSLCC 2378II
7SLCC 2482II
4aL99IIIIII
4bF2365II
4bCLIP 80459II