17. MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry for Rapid Identification of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms

  1. Prof. Jiri Stulik2,3,4,
  2. Prof. Rudolf Toman5,
  3. Prof. Patrick Butaye6,7 and
  4. Dr. Robert G. Ulrich8
  1. Peter Lasch and
  2. Dieter Naumann

Published Online: 30 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527638192.ch17

BSL3 and BSL4 Agents: Proteomics, Glycomics, and Antigenicity

BSL3 and BSL4 Agents: Proteomics, Glycomics, and Antigenicity

How to Cite

Lasch, P. and Naumann, D. (2011) MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry for Rapid Identification of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms, in BSL3 and BSL4 Agents: Proteomics, Glycomics, and Antigenicity (eds J. Stulik, R. Toman, P. Butaye and R. G. Ulrich), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527638192.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Ministry of Defence, Faculty of Military Health Service, Trebesska 1575, 500 01 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

  2. 3

    Institute of Molecular Pathology, FMHS UO, Trebesska 1575, 500 01 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

  3. 4

    Centre of Advanced Studies, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Trebesska 1575, 500 01 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

  4. 5

    Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Virology, Laboratory for Diagnosis and Prevention of Rickettsial and Chlamydial Infections, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 05 Bratislava 45, Slovak Republic

  5. 6

    Veterimary and Agrochemical Research Centre, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, VAR-CODA-CERVA, Groeselenberg 99, 1180 Bruxelles, Belgium

  6. 7

    Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology, Bacteriology, and Poultry Diseases, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium

  7. 8

    United States Army Medical Research, Institute of Infectious Diseases, Department of Immunology, 1425 Porter Street, Frederick, MD 21702, USA

Author Information

  1. Robert Koch-Institut, Biomedical Spectroscopy (P25), Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327805

Online ISBN: 9783527638192

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Keywords:

  • pathogen;
  • identification;
  • mass spectrometry;
  • MALDI-TOF

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Microbial Identification by MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry

  • Inactivation of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms for MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry

  • Identification of Important Bacterial Pathogenes Using MALDI-TOF MS

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References