We performed a retrospective analysis of a simple modification to MALDI-TOF MS for microorganism identification to accurately improve the turnaround time (TAT) for identification of Enterobacteriaceae recovered in blood cultures. Relative to standard MALDI-TOF MS procedures, we reduced TAT from 28.3 (n = 90) to 21.2 h (n = 107).
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2016|
- Blood cultures
- MALDI-TOF MS