Bhopal: Enables rapid identification of fungi and other microorganisms. AIIMS Bhopal hospital. A matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization TOF device has been installed in the hospital, according to a press release published here on Thursday. The laboratory is part of nine ICMR Advance Mycology Diagnostic Reference Centres.
AIIMS Bhopal Department of Microbiology HoD Dr. Devasis Biswas This machine helps identify fungi and other microorganisms accurately and quickly at low cost.
The installation will facilitate the management of complex and life-threatening fungal infections, especially in immunosuppressed diabetic patients such as organ transplant patients and HIV patients. So far samples have been sent to PGIMER Chandigarh.
Dr Ajay Singh, Director of AIIMS Bhopal, said it was newly installed. Mardi TOF saves many lives affected by rare and deadly fungal infections.icuin the ICU setting. Nosocomial infections are a highly significant risk for patients under care.