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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bruker said today it has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for a third, expanded version of its MALDI Biotyper system.

The new version of the system adds 144 microbial species to its database covering a variety of anaerobes, gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, and yeasts. According to Bruker, the system's library now includes 424 microbial species in 333 different groups.

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