Bruker Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Diagnostics
Bruker this week introduced several new clinical microbiology and infectious disease diagnostic products. The MBT Compass HT IVD software offers high sample throughput for microbial identification on the company's MALDI Biotyper instrument with a time-to-result of roughly five minutes for 96 sample spots, allowing for analysis of up to 600 samples per hour.
The MBT HT Filamentous Fungi IVD Module provides a sample preparation protocol optimized for filamentous fungi as well as a comprehensive reference library. The MBT Mycobacteria IVD kit provides a sample preparation protocol optimized for mycobacteria. The company's LiquidArray Gastrointestinal PCR assay allows for simultaneous detection of up to 26 pathogens that cause gastroenteritis.