recent publications on MALDI-TOF MS 


Barker KR, Kus JV, Normand AC, Gharabaghi F, McTaggart L, Rotstein C, Richardson SE, Campigotto A, Tadros M. A Practical Workflow for the Identification of Aspergillus, Fusarium, Mucorales by MALDI-TOF MS: Database, Medium, and Incubation Optimization. J Clin Microbiol. 2022 Dec 21;60(12):e0103222. doi: 10.1128/jcm.01032-22. Epub 2022 Nov 3. PMID: 36326257; PMCID: PMC9769873.


De Carolis E, Posteraro B, Lass-Flörl C, Vella A, Florio AR, Torelli R, Girmenia C, Colozza C, Tortorano AM, Sanguinetti M, Fadda G. Species identification of Aspergillus, Fusarium and Mucorales with direct surface analysis by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012 May;18(5):475-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2011.03599.x. Epub 2011 Aug 29. PMID: 21883662.


Sanguinetti M, Posteraro B. Identification of Molds by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Feb;55(2):369-379. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01640-16. Epub 2016 Nov 2. PMID: 27807151; PMCID: PMC5277505.


Vidal-Acuña MR, Ruiz-Pérez de Pipaón M, Torres-Sánchez MJ, Aznar J. Identification of clinical isolates of Aspergillus, including cryptic species, by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS). Med Mycol. 2018 Oct 1;56(7):838-846. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myx115. PMID: 29228361


Normand, AC., Chaline, A., Mohammad, N. et al. Identification of a clonal population of Aspergillus flavus by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry using deep learning. Sci Rep12, 1575 (2022).


Citation: Motteu N, Goemaere B, Bladt S and Packeu A (2022) Implementation of MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry to Identify Fungi From the Indoor Environment as an Added Value to the Classical Morphology-Based Identification Tool. Front. Allergy 3:826148. doi: 10.3389/falgy.2022.826148


Hleba, L.; Hlebova, M.; Kovacik, A.; Petrova, J.; Maskova, Z.; Cubon, J.; Massanyi, P. Use of MALDI-TOF MS to Discriminate between Aflatoxin B1-Producing and Non-Producing Strains of Aspergillus flavusMolecules202227, 7861.


Reeve MA, Bachmann D, Caine TS. Identification of Penicillium species by MALDI-TOF MS analysis of spores collected by dielectrophoresis. Biol Methods Protoc. 2019 Nov 29;4(1):bpz018. doi: 10.1093/biomethods/bpz018. PMID: 32161810; PMCID: PMC6994048.


Application of MALDI-TOF MS to species complex differentiation and strain typing of food related fungi: Case studies with Aspergillus section Flavi species and Penicillium roqueforti isolates

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Laura Quéro a b, Priscillia Courault b, Beatrice Cellière b, Sophie Lorber c, Jean-Luc Jany a, Olivier Puel c, Victoria Girard b, Valérie Va


Lau, S.K.P., Lam, C.S.K., Ngan, A.H.Y. et al. Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for rapid identification of mold and yeast cultures of Penicillium marneffei . BMC Microbiol16, 36 (2016).