Using of MALDI-TOF in hospitals

Authors: Buyun Qi, Alfonso García Naranjo, Manuel J. Arroyo Pulgar In our first post ‘World alert: Antimicrobial resistance‘ we discussed about the problem of antimicrobial resistance and the difficulty of fighting these infections, as well as the laborious and time-consuming current methods to identify these microorganisms. On the other hand, MALDI-TOF MS is a recent Read more about Using of MALDI-TOF in hospitals[…]

World alert: Antimicrobial resistance

Authors: Alfonso García Naranjo, Buyun Qi, Manuel J. Arroyo Pulgar World Health Organization (WHO) defines the antimicrobial resistance as the change in microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, that render ineffective the medications used to cure the infections they cause [1]. WHO states this a major concern because a resistant infection may kill, Read more about World alert: Antimicrobial resistance[…]