Microbiology & Diagnostics

BeLux User Meeting

11th Belux Microbiology & Diagnostics Users’ Meeting – September 22nd 2022 

Ibis Styles Louvain-La-Neuve Hotel & Events

Moderator: Miriam Cordovana, R&D Methods Development Bruker M&D, Germany


9:30 - Registration & Coffee

10:00 - Welcome
Frank Aerts, Regional Sales Manager Belux and DACH, Bruker M&D Belgium

10:15 - IR-Biotyper® use for healthcare associated infectious risk control : CHU Amiens-Picardie's experience
Dr. Crespin C. Adjidé, Microbiologiste, Practicien hospitalier, Hygiéniste, CHU Amiens-Picardie
Roxane Weiss, Hygiene laboratory technician, CHU Amiens-Picardie

10:45 - MALDI-TOF MS as a high-throughput dereplication and identification tool in the search for novel bacteria
Dr. Anneleen Wieme, Service manager BCCM/LMG (Bacteria collection)

11:15 - Coffee Break

11:30 - New regulations for In Vitro Diagnostics in Europe (IVDR) and their impact on the Bruker Daltonics MALDI Biotyper® Products
Kathrin Eichler, Director Regulatory Affairs, Bruker M&D, Germany

12:00 - Implementation of MBT Compass HT IVD, MALDI Biotyper® sirius and use of disposable MALDI targets – MBT Biotarget 96 IVD
Dr. Emmanuel De Laere, Laboratorium AZ Delta Roeselare, Belgium

12:30 - Evaluation of the MBT Lipid Xtract kit for rapid detection of colistin non-susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains based on MALDI-TOF analysis of Lipid A modifications
Dr. Sophie Herens, Trainee in Clinical Microbiology, Groupe Santé CHC - MontLégia

13:00 - Lunch

14:15 - Evaluation of strain typing with IR Biotyper® in Belgium
Dr. Stien Vandendriessche, Laboratorium voor klinische biologie, UZ Gent, Belgium

14:45 - Persistent post-penta therapy pyrexia : "A fried egg recipe?" / Contribution of MALDI-TOF MS for the identification of mycoplasma
Dr. Corentin Deckers, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Department of Clinical Biology and Pathology

15:15 - New Bruker Microbiology & Diagnostics Products launched at ECCMID 2022
Geert Claeys, Sales Representative Belgium & Luxemburg, Bruker M&D Belgium

15:45 - Closing remarks

16:00 - End


For further information, please contact:
Bruker Daltonics GmbH & Co. KG
Fahrenheitstrasse 4
28359 Bremen