Bruker has announced what it says is a major expansion of its Mycobacteria Library for research use only on the MALDI Biotyper microbial mass spectrometry system.Read More »
June 8, 2015—Bruker has announced what it says is a major expansion of its Mycobacteria Library for research use only on the MALDI Biotyper microbial mass spectrometry system. The new Mycobacteria Library 3.0 includes 149 different species for comprehensive species coverage, enabling significantly improved rapid and accurate identification of almost all described mycobacteria species. Intraspecies diversity is covered by hundreds ...Read More »
August 2014—MALDI Biotyper systems can be configured for further functionality by adding new or expanded research-use only software modules or hardware accessories.
The MBT Explorer module provides multiple bioinformatics approaches for spectra comparison, statistical data interpretation, and the generation of customer-specific reference library entries (main spectra) of strains of special interest. Such sub-libraries can be exported and re-imported in networks of collaborating labs.Read More »
BD Diagnostics in April announced an international distributor agreement with Bruker Daltonics to sell and provide frontline technical support for the co-labeled BD Bruker MALDI Biotyper system. The system, combined with automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing on the BD Phoenix microbiology system and BD EpiCenter microbiology data management system, will facilitate a fully integrated, optimized approach for laboratory workflow.Read More »