MALDI-TOFMatrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization - Time of Flight
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Our lab director was quick to acquire MALDI-TOF MS because we were eager to adopt technology that would reduce the turnaround-time of our results.
The aim of this study was to compare the performance of MALDI-TOF MS with subspecies-specific PCR method for the identification of Francisella species from Turkey.
MALDI-TOF is primarily used to identify colonies growing on agar media.
Advances in information technology/computer science and development of well-validated comprehensive databases of mass spectra representing diverse types of bacteria and fungi ultimately enabled automation of MALDI-TOF MS and associated data analysis, delivering a tool for the clinical microbiology laboratory.
The company introduced a MALDI Biotyper system in 2009, in compliance with the European IVD directive EC/98/79, which made the CE-IVD labelled IVD-MALDI Biotyper the first MALDI-TOF based product registered for use in European clinical microbiology labs.
A metodologia usada para recuperacao de bacterias causadoras de mastite no leite para identificacao por MALDI-TOF MS sem necessidade de cultivo microbiologico foi baseada no metodo de identificacao de bacterias em amostras de sangue (MOUSSAOUI et al.
MALDI-TOF will be evaluated for accuracy, reproducibility, and ease of use.
MALDI-TOF MS is amenable to tissue imaging applications because it is a straightforward process.
After separation, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry was used to identify the exact chemical composition of the end groups, and to correlate molecular size with molecular mass.
BREMEN, Germany -- Bruker today announces an exclusive licensing agreement with Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands for rapid testing of beta-lactamase activity using MALDI-TOF technology.
Automated blood culturing, antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST), and MALDI-TOF systems lead to more accurate and faster results, with less wasted materials and tech time.
A novel method that allows the rapid and reliable identification of most pathogenic bacteria is MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS), originally established for cultured bacteria (11, 12).