Real Time PCR Solutions for Food Safety

Microbiology News: 2012 » October

Growth Direct™ System Now Available for Multiple Applications

Rapid Micro Biosystems product portfolio expands to support environmental monitoring testing, sterility testing, water testing and bioburden testing within the same instrument using the proven detection technology.
Posted: 2012-10-30

AOAC-PTM Approval for 3M Tecra Listeria VIA for Environmental Testing

The 3M Tecra Listeria VIA provides operation flexibility, further validating the diverse solutions 3M Food Safety is bringing to the marketplace
Posted: 2012-10-30

BIOTECON Diagnostics Successfully Completes MicroVal Certification

foodproof® Enterobacteriaceae plus E. sakazakii Detection Kits, foodproof® Salmonella Detection Kits, Reagent D and foodproof® StarPrep One Kit certified by Lloyd's Register Nederland B.V.
Posted: 2012-10-30

GenMark Diagnostics Receives FDA Clearance for RVP Test

eSensor® Respiratory Viral Panel enables concurrent detection of clinically relevant viral strains, improves co-infection detection, distinguishes Rhinovirus from Enteroviruses and identifies Adenovirus species C.
Posted: 2012-10-23

Testing Peanut Butter for Salmonella using the Rapid LT Real-Time PCR

Comparative study confirms that Microbiology International R.A.P.I.D. LT test protocol as sensitive as the USDA/FSIS MLG and FDA/BAM methods when testing batches of peanut butter for Salmonella.
Posted: 2012-10-23

RCS® Microbial Air Sampling Systems for Ambient Air Monitoring

Merck Millipore's RCS®High Flow Touch is a complete, fully compliant (ISO 14698-1) system consisting of instrument and agar strips, for monitoring of ambient air and compressed gases. The instrument is equipped with a high-resolution color
Posted: 2012-10-22

Enjoy Pipetting with New Biohit Picus Electronic Pipette

The Picus from Alpha Laboratories enables optimal working posture and maximum comfort with an ergonomic design that protects from RSI and makes pipetting performance more reliable.
Posted: 2012-10-22

EMSL Analytical Service Identifies Lyme Disease in Environment

Using a qPCR assay, EMSL can provide fast results on environmental samples for Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease.
Posted: 2012-10-22

Stomacher Laboratory Blender Cleaning Video Guide Now Available

Seward introduce a 'helpful clips' video series, a collection of 'how to' videos includes instruction on the easy opening of Seward Micro Bags, and a guide to cleaning Seward's Stomacher 400 laboratory blender.
Posted: 2012-10-22

New Easy-Card H.pylori Antigen Test

From Alpha Laboratories, Easy-Card's lateral flow test provides rapid, sensitive, specific and cost effective results in stool samples.
Posted: 2012-10-22

BIOMIC® V3 Microbiology Reads Liofilchem® SensiQuattro Candida EU Panel

Digital imaging technology automates the reading, interpretation, and reporting of all Liofilchem microbiology products including MIC Test Strips, ID and AST Systems, antibiotic disks, and chromogenic agar.
Posted: 2012-10-22

AOAC-RI for Roka Salmonella Detection in 10 Additional Food Matrices

Matrix extension brings the total number to 22 food and 3 environmental validated matrices for the Atlas System assay, an incredibly easy-to-use, powerful platform for Salmonella detection.
Posted: 2012-10-16

G-Sphere® Molecular Standards Provides Flexible QC for Labs

Synthetic genes from Phthisis Diagnostics (now part of Microbiologics) can provide positive controls for virtually any organism, available for custom orders and Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Entamoeba, Plasmodium, and Microsporidia assays.
Posted: 2012-10-15

How to Improve Pipetting between Different Labware Formats

A white paper is available describing how the VOYAGER accelerates pipetting tasks where samples need reformatting and at the same time increases the precision, reliability and comfort of the procedure.
Posted: 2012-10-15

Compounding Pharmacy Benefits from Real Time Microbial Air Monitoring

Azbil BioVigilant's IMD-A system for instantaneous microbial detection addresses environmental monitoring needs in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, and environmental applications.
Posted: 2012-10-15

Enteric Protozoa: DNA Reference Materials for Multiplex RT-PCR

The ATCC Enteric Protozoa DNA Panel provides you with preparations containing enough DNA for multiple PCR reactions - develop, test, and refine your molecular-based assays with ATCC reference materials.
Posted: 2012-10-15

Lab M for Isolation and Culture of Salmonellae

Lab M provides a comprehensive and proven range of media for the isolation and culture of Salmonellae from both foods and animal feed, and offers a choice of methodologies.
Posted: 2012-10-09

Azbil BioVigilant to Distribute BioTrends Data Management Software

Developed in collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry BioTrends™ software streamlines management of quality assurance environmental monitoring (EM) processes and the monitoring and trending of all EM data points.
Posted: 2012-10-08

Electric Capper Works With All Sample Storage Tube and Rack Combinations

Operating as a stand-alone benchtop unit the compact Univo Electric Capper is able to uniformly cap a complete rack of 96 sample storage tubes in only 4-9 seconds
Posted: 2012-10-08

Extended Length Pipette Tips Improve Labware Access

INTEGRA has introduced a new extended length GripTip pipette tip available in non-sterile, sterile, filter and GREEN CHOICE configurations.
Posted: 2012-10-08

Accelerate your Leishmania Detection Assay Development

Whether you´re developing a real-time PCR or PCR-ELISA assay to detect Leishmania, the ATCC® Leishmania DNA Panel (ATCC® MP-13™) is the right tool for you to rapidly evaluate both the Limits of Detection (LOD) and sensitivity
Posted: 2012-10-08

New Dedicated Pasteur Pipettes Website

Visit this new website and discover the history generating from Pasteur's invention, to the evolution of Alpha Laboratories' extensive range of plastic Pastettes® developed in response to customer needs.
Posted: 2012-10-08

Protect Select Offers Superior Performance for Preservation of Microorganisms

Next generation low temp. bead storage systems, Protect Select Anaerobe, Dairy, Yeasts and Moulds unique formulations are tailored to biomass recovery, Meat Free also offers full TSE free dossier traceability and security
Posted: 2012-10-08

HybriScan®: Detection of Beer Spoiling Organisms by one Step

A new rapid method based on rRNA detection screens for all common possible beer spoiling organisms with common inexpensive equipment (microplate reader).
Posted: 2012-10-02

Pathogenica and Life Technologies EMEA Partner to Control HAIs

Based on Pathogenica's DxSeq™ technology and the Ion Torrent™ sequencing platform, kit enables id of pathogens with high accuracy, at high specific strain resolution and at a practical scale for hospital-wide testing.
Posted: 2012-10-02

APC SmartTouch and ErgoTouch Pro 2

APC SmartTouch and ErgoTouch Pro 2 Portable and Handheld Airborne Particle Counters for Cleanroom Monitoring
Posted: 2012-10-01

ROMER LABS Acquires SDIX Food Safety and GMO Business.

Acquisition reinforces commitment to be a complete supplier of food safety solutions and accelerates Romer Labs' move into food pathogen detection.
Posted: 2012-10-01

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