Microbiology News: 2014 » April
Now available from EuroProxima is an ELISA test for the detection of Florfenicol and Thiamphenicol in food matrices, also available is an ELISA test for Chloramphenicol in foods.
The MEDIAJET offers microbiology labs the unique flexibility to fill Petri dishes of various sizes, Petri dishes with two compartments or test tubes of various diameters and length a truly reliable, walk-away operation.
Captivate™ O45 comprises magnetic particles coated with specific antibody and is intended for the concentration of Escherichia coli O45 from food, animal feed, beverages, pharmaceutical or environmental samples.
Easy to use RT-PCR assays for difficult to detect parameters - Clostridium difficile, Norovirus, Enterovirus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and HLA-DQ.
Workflow of rapid method based on rRNA detection which screens for all common possible beer spoiling organisms, optimised with Tecan’s Infinite M200 PRO reader.
Using an EIA dot technique, GenBio's ImmunoDOT Rickettsia and Coxiella Tests can be used to detect antibodies of C. burnetti, R. typhi, R. conorii, and R. rickettsia.
Intended for easy, fast screening of beef trim and ground beef for non-O157 Shigatoxigenic group of Escherichia coli (STEC) using the RAPID-B instrument.
GenBio has received CE mark on its new rapid genital herpes test to join its rapid Mycoplasma pneumonia, test in the ImmunoFLOW product line.
Vivione Biosciences, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vivione Biosciences, LLC, announced the signing of a definitive Purchase Agreement for the RAPID B system from CMS Technology, Inc., a New ork-based firm focused on developing and
Automate antibiotic susceptibility testing following molecular fingerprinting with the MALDI Biotyper, identification results can be automatically transferred to BIOMIC V3 to complete AST, eliminating transcription errors.
Using CANARY® (Cellular Analysis and Notification of Antigen Risks and Yields) technology the Zephyr Pathogen Identifier system is a portable, hand held instrument for rapid detection of biodefense materials in the field.
The Speedy Breedy can test for the three bacteria as set out in the D2 standard for ballast water, Vibrio (Cholera), E. coli and Enterococcus, enumerate contamination in CFUs and then to pasteurise the sample so that it can be disposed of as regular waste.
Microbiologics, Inc. has expanded their line of Helix Elite™ Molecular Standards with the addition of two globally prevalent viral pathogens, West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV).
The QCS front loading autoclave range introduced by Priorclave should help any laboratory increase its sterilising throughput owing to the combination of improved load capacity and exceptional operating performance.
Neogen has introduced an advanced ATP hygiene monitoring system that uses radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to make testing in a facility much easier, and an updated software program to simplify data creation and interpretation.
Cepheid's Xpert Norovirus detects and differentiates the GI and GII genogroups, which account for the majority of human infections, rapid molecular testing combined with prompt infection control measures are effective tools against HAI.
Cherwell Laboratories specialist suppliers of environmental monitoring and process validation products for the pharmaceutical and related industries will be exhibiting at the inaugural Making Pharmaceuticals event on 29th & 30th April 2014.
High throughput robotics are combined with advanced software to provide one analysis tool which can be used for many different types of contaminants; moulds, bacteria and yeasts
ElitechGroup has updated its entire line of series 1 Aerospray® stainers to the new series 2 design. The Aerospray Gram model, followed by the Aerospray Hematology Stat and Pro models and now Aerospray® TB stainer.
Ceeram will be chairing a roundtable discussion at the IAFP Europe discussing ‘Food-borne Viruses: What Risk for Which Food Sample?’.
This year’s ECCMID meeting is the venue for the European launch of the ceeramTool ®range of CE marked RT-PCR and MLVA kits for molecular detection of Gastroenteritis and Enteric Viruses, Nosocomial Infections, Public Health and Animal Health.
No enrichment step required for this bacteriophage based kit, the entire test only takes a few minutes of hands-on time per sample and delivers results onsite in less than eight hours -- a single production shift.
In a move that marks a significant extension to its range of ready prepared microbiological culture media , Lab M has launched the Pinnacle™ brand, a new line of pre-poured plates.
VIAFLO II electronic pipettes with INTEGRA’s range of GripTip pipette tips form the perfect pipetting system. GripTips snap into place with minimal tip loading effort, giving a secure connection. GripTips never fall off, always perfectly aligned.
TSC pre-moistened sampling swabs offer end-users a convenient and simple sampling method to confirm the presence of microorganisms on equipment and critical surfaces giving greater brand protection, helping to minimise exposure to potential recalls.
Atlas LmG2 Assay is AOAC approved for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes from 25-g food samples and from environmental surfaces after a 24-hour enrichment. Assay is also approved for 125-g food samples using single, 44-hour enrichment step.
The CLIA-waived BD Veritor System for Rapid Detection of RSV joins the previously FDA-cleared and CLIA-waived BD Veritor System for Rapid Detection of Flu A+B and Group A Strep.
A2LA’s “Platinum Choice” option allows a clinical laboratory not only to fully meet CLIA requirements but also to gain accreditation to ISO 15189 with one assessment, using one team of assessors.
The MiniCapt Mobile and Remote Microbial Air Samplers from Particle Measuring Solutions help improve efficiency and reduce errors in environmental monitoring of cleanrooms and isolators.
IQuum’s Laboratory in a tube range will allow Roche to quickly enter the point of care segment of molecular diagnostics.
Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of the main pathogenic microorganisms directly from Clinical Specimens
Published paper demonstrates use of propidium monoazide for the enumeration of viable Brettanomyces bruxellensis in wine and beer by quantitative PCR.
TAT-NAT® is a new protective compound that stabilises the activity of enzymes for a very long time with no temperature controlled storage requirements.
Endotoxin testing guide to suppliers of LAL tests - Gel-Clot reagents, Chromogenic reagents, Turbidimetric reagents, Pyrogen-free laboratory disposables and instrumentation for high through put laboratories.
The automated BAX system uses tableted reagents and optimized media, to detect Salmonella, Listeria species, Listeria monocytogenes, E. coli O157:H7 and STEC, Campylobacter, Staphylococcus aureus, Vibrio, and yeast and mold
FDA cleared, the AmpliVue HSV 1+2 Assay is easy-to-use, handheld and disposable. The assay requires no upfront extraction of DNA and generates an accurate result in approximately one hour.
First FDA-cleared molecular stand-alone assay for Bordatella pertussis from nasopharyngeal swab samples, simple test procedure gives results in less than 60 minutes.
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has prompted Corgenix Medical Corporation to extend its existing viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) rapid test development to include the Ebola virus. Corgenix has already developed and CE marked a