Mass spectrometry is an analytical methods with high specificity and a growing presence in laboratory medicine. Various types of mass spectrometers are being used in an increasing number of clinical laboratories around the world, and, as a result, significant improvements in assay performance are occurring rapidly in areas such as toxicology, endocrinology, and biochemical markers. This review serves as a basic introduction to mass spectrometry, its uses, and associated challenges in the clinical laboratory and ends with a brief discussion of newer methods with the greatest potential for Clinical and Diagnostic Research.
New approaches in mass spectroscopy
NMR spectroscopy and NMR in biomedicine
Mass spectrometry for biomedical applications
Separation techniques combined with mass spectrometry