alexa Identification of sporulated and vegetative bacteria using statistical analysis of fourier transform mid-infrared transmission data.
Microbiology

Microbiology

Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Author(s): Foster NS, Thompson SE, Valentine NB, Amonette JE, Johnson TJ

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Abstract A combined mid-infrared spectroscopic/statistical modeling approach for the discrimination and identification, at the strain level, of both sporulated and vegetative bacterial samples is presented. Transmission mode spectra of bacteria dried on ZnSe windows were collected using a Fourier transform mid-infrared (FT-IR) spectrometer. Five Bacillus bacterial strains (B. atrophaeus 49337, B. globigii Dugway, B. thuringiensis spp. kurstaki 35866, B. subtilis 49760, and B. subtilis 6051) were used to construct a reference spectral library and to parameterize a four-step statistical model for the systematic identification of bacteria. The statistical methods used in this initial feasibility study included principal component analysis (PCA), classification and regression trees (CART), and Mahalanobis distance calculations. Internal cross-validation studies successfully classified 100\% of the samples into their correct physiological state (sporulated or vegetative) and identified 67\% of the samples correctly as to their bacterial strain. Analysis of thirteen blind samples, which included reference and other bacteria, nonbiological materials, and mixtures of both nonbiological and bacterial samples, yielded comparable accuracy. The primary advantage of this approach is the accurate identification of unknown bacteria, including spores, in a matter of minutes. This article was published in Appl Spectrosc and referenced in Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

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