NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioMérieux said on Thursday it is partnering with Ultimate Labs to bring BioMérieux's mass spectrometry-based microbial identification system to the food, drug, and cosmetic manufacturing industries.

BioMérieux's Vitek MS technology is a MALDI-TOF mass spec system for the identification of bacteria, yeast, and mold. Paired with a comprehensive microbial database, the system can identify a microorganism's genus and species in minutes, BioMérieux said.

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