October 5, 7 pm ET
Topic: MALDI-TOF and the Laboratory: Advantages and Disadvantages
Description: Matrix assisted laser desorption ionization – time of flight (MALDI-TOF) has made changes in the way we identify microorganisms in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Are you familiar with this method? In this session we’ll discuss MALDI-TOF and how this method has impacted the way we work in the laboratory.
- Explain how MALDI-TOF works and how it’s used in the laboratory.
- Describe the positive impact this method has had on clinical microbiology.
- Discuss how this method has changed the workflow and the challenges and disadvantages this presents.
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Registration: Free for ASCLS members; $10 for non-members