Bruker microbial ID system cleared in China

|About: Bruker Corporation (BRKR)|By:, SA News Editor

The China Food and Drug Administration clears Bruker Corp's (BRKR +1.2%) MALDI Biotyper System for sale in China. The system's matrix assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight  mass spectrometer identifies microorganisms by measuring their molecular fingerprints and comparing them to a reference library of more than 2,300 species of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, anaerobes and yeasts.