Emerging Trends in Microbiology Diagnostic Methods

Emerging techniques for clinical diagnostics including NGS, MALDI-TOF-MS, and PCR

Jul 18, 2019
Clinical Lab Manager

Standard microbiology diagnostic techniques include microscopic examination, culture and biochemical tests, serological and genetic tests. New techniques including matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF-MS), next-generation sequencing (NGS), and automated polymerase chain reaction (PCR), are emerging as valuable diagnostic methods. These techniques aim to improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis. Learn more about emerging trends in microbiology diagnostic methods.

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