Clinical Chemistry

MASS SPECTROMETRY (MLS)

Learning Lab for Medical Laboratory Scientists

Author information
Erin Kaleta, PhD, DABCC
Dr Kaleta disclosed no conflict of interest

Learning objectives:

  • Describe basic concepts of mass spectrometry
  • Determine ionization sources
  • Describe mass analyzers
  • Describe tandem mass spectrometry
  • Identify scanning modes
  • Describe detectors
  • Identify sample introduction methods
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