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Table 4 Presence/absence of the peaks of the D. fragilis No. 1686 clinical isolate under different conditions

From: MALDI-TOF MS as a new tool for the identification of Dientamoeba fragilis

Mass (Da) D. fragilis No. 1686 FSES2
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
4309 3.86 ± 0.62 3.19 ± 0.84
4758 4.92 ± 1.20 3.46 ± 0.23
5041 4.81 ± 1.63
5100 3.48 ± 0.43 3.29 ± 0.64
5516 4.23 ± 0.43
6285 3.56 ± 0.32 2.36 ± 0.31
6377 6.90 ± 0.64
6387 7.40 ± 0.59
  1. Abbreviations: Da, Dalton; Mean, the peak area/intensity average; SD, standard deviation; FSES2, fecal sample experimentally seeded with the D. fragilis No. 1686 clinical isolate; −, peak not found