The Core Facilty offers a variety of different services related to the identification and quantification of microorganisms:


MALDI-TOF-MS / Bruker Biotyper System

  • Fast identification of microorganisms down to the species level
  • Extended databases available (dairy microorganisms, filamentous fungi, bifidobacteria, listeria, mycobacteria)


QX200 Droplet Digital PCR System

  • Sensitive absolute nucleic acid quantification
  • Detection and quantification of microbial DNA (e.g., detection of pathogens, GMOs)