Identification of Bacillus strains using the API system.

  title={Identification of Bacillus strains using the API system.},
  author={Niall A. Logan and R. C. Berkeley},
  journal={Journal of general microbiology},
  volume={130 7},
A system is described for the rapid and accurate identification of Bacillus isolates using a matrix of results from tests in the API 20E and API 50CHB strips and from supplementary tests. API System tests have been shown to be more reproducible than the classical tests. A taxonomy based upon API tests is in good agreement with those obtained by other methods. The results matrix can also be used in computer assisted identification. 

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