MALDI-TOF and Tandem MS for Clinical Microbiology

Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Mar 31, 2017
Product Number: EB00704363
Released: May 13, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118960233
Publisher: Wiley
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This book highlights the triumph of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry over the past decade and provides insight into new and expanding technologies through a comprehensive range of short chapters that enable the reader to gauge their current status and how they may progress over the next decade.  This book serves as a platform to consolidate current strengths of the technology and highlight new frontiers in tandem MS/MS that are likely to eventually supersede MALDI-TOF MS. Chapters discuss:Challenges of Identifying Mycobacterium to the Species level Identification of Bacteroides and Other Clinically Relevant AnaerobesIdentification of Species in Mixed Microbial PopulationsDetection of Resistance MechanismsProteomics as a biomarker discovery and validation platformDetermination of Antimicrobial Resistance using Tandem Mass Spectrometry

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