Microbiology News: 2012 » November
Lab M launches first commercially available immunomagnetic separation product for isolation of E. coli O104
A same-day positive fluorescence prediction step making Fast Phage the first drinking water quality test to provide a sensitive early-warning within one working day shift.
The Institute of Food Quality and Food Safety, University of Hannover and Qlip have been approved as MicroVal Expert Laboratories.
Offered as a diagnostic service in Mellrichstadt, Germany, test can detect active Lyme Borreliosis through all stages of disease from early disease to late and persistent manifestation.
Romer Labs has developed a series of method applications using this new approach of a MycoSpin cleanup with Biopure internal standards.
The EZ-Fluo system can rapidly detect and quantify microbial contamination in any filterable sample including raw materials, in-process samples, final product, and environmental samples.
On-Line presentation consists of 7 Chapters, 8 videos showing the basic concepts of biological safety cabinets.
Since reformulation requires companies to re-validate their current product testing methods, it can be a perfect time to run parallel testing with a rapid microbiology method.
By using DataTrace® self-contained, wireless, high-precision dataloggers for autoclave testing and validation, JPen Medical engineers can save as much as three hours at on-site visits.
Assay is intended for use as a diagnostic aid in clinical situations where rapid results concerning Invasive Fungal Infection (IFI) are required; Fungitell® should be used in conjunction with other diagnostic procedures
Puritan seeks to clarify any possible confusion in the marketplace relative to a competitor's assertion that U.S. Patent Office Grants Copan Invention of Flocked Swabs.
A new product designed for quality control and proficiency of diagnostic medical parasitology testing, and for teaching purposes in an educational setting.
New technology now enables unprecedented species identification of bacteria. Quick FISH is a rapid, molecular diagnostic platform, developed by AdvanDx, and now exclusively available in the UK from Alpha Laboratories.
Using advanced lateral flow technology the Sofia Legionella FIA assay provides a reliable, objective, highly accurate, diagnostic Legionella result within ten minutes of application of the patient's specimen.
COPAN Flocked Swabs have changed pre-analytics in Microbiology by giving clinicians an intuitive and easy to use sample collection tool that improves diagnostics.
TSC's Swab Sampling Kits are sampling and transport devices that are convenient, cost effective and ready to use for routine hygiene monitoring and general hygiene analysis of microorganisms on almost all surfaces.
TSI's BioTrak Real-Time Viable Particle Counter provides Quality Assurance professionals with additional, valuable information to find root causes of viable and non-viable particle excursions.
Merck Millipore's ICR Contact Plates for monitoring of sanitized, dry surfaces in isolators and critical cleanrooms. ICR Swabs for testing of difficult-to-access, dry surfaces such as filling needles and tubes.
VIDAS® UP Recombinant Phage Technology delivers unprecedented specificity and sensitivity for rapid and reliable testing of Listeria spp
Improve your surveillance methods by verifying the accuracy and sensitivity of your selective media, immuno-based assays, or molecular-based assays with the ATCC Salmonella enterica Panel (ATCC® MP-15)
Charles River is pleased to introduce the first fully automated robotic system developed specifically for high-volume endotoxin testing in the central QC lab: the Endosafe® Nexus™. Ideal for high-volume water testing or samples that require
First hand-held molecular diagnostic to be approved for the detection of foodborne pathogens, and is among the fastest commercially available assays for the detection of Campylobacter from poultry rinsates.
Using a PCR detection method coupled with a vertical-flow-based assay, Veriflow™ CA requires only 24 hours of non-specialized incubation for maximum sensitivity and develops in 3 minutes post PCR amplification.
3M Clean-Trace Water - Total ATP test swab will be moving to an innovative, liquid-stable formulation giving improved temperature stability and test result accuracy.
Dr. Richter, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Microtest Laboratories, Inc. reviews the FDA's updated guidelines on endotoxin testing and explains how they relate to medical devices.