MALDI-TOF – an alternative rapid test for COVID-19

Variability in the performance of antibody testing for COVID-19 means that interest in alternative confirmatory methods is gathering pace.

MALDI-TOF is a promising technique in the global fight to reliably, rapidly, and accurately detect presence or absence of COVID-19 at low levels. The technology also offers the potential to measure viral load and detect new strains as and when they emerge. Global Asset Index can reveal the global market share of MALDI-TOF manufacturers. How many MALDI-TOF instruments are in your country? Check our next post to find out!

Alternative for measurement of COVID-19