MALDI-MS

Mass Spec for Clinical Microbiology

by Mike May, PhD

Infectious diseases remain deadly. In fact, the World Health Organization’s top-ten list of global causes of death includes two examples: lower respiratory infections and HIV. The list stretches much further, to long-standing culprits—including malaria and tuberculosis— and newer perpetrators—including Ebola and
mad cow disease. For public health measures in general and for treating individual patients, clinical microbiologists need fast and effective methods of microbial identification.

Pittcon Announces U.S. Symposium at JASIS

by Pittcon
The Pittsburgh Conference is pleased to announce that the PIttcon 2014 Program Chairman, Amit Ghosh, and colleague Koichiro Matsuda (Horiba) have organized a session on materials science for presentation at JASIS.