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Microbiology News: 2015 » May

Inactivated and Genomic Extract QC Controls for Molecular Assays

QC standards for molecular assays Microbiologics' Helix Elite™ Molecular Standards are used for validation, verification, proficiency testing and quality control of molecular instruments and assays.
Posted: 2015-05-29

Endotoxin Expertise at Your Fingertips™

QC Insider Toolbox - Lonza Become a QC Insider™ and gain access to comprehensive online support tools for bacterial endotoxin testing from Lonza's QC experts.
Posted: 2015-05-29

Reducing Protocol Time for 96-well PCR Assays

automated liquid handling for 96 well plates Octapharma reports how the INTEGRA VIAFLO 96, a handheld 96-channel electronic pipette has reduced the time taken to undertake PCR assays by more than 60%.
Posted: 2015-05-29

COPAN Unveils COLIBRI™, Universal Colony Picker in New Orleans

Copan Diagnostics Colibri™ can work in-line with WASPLab™ or as a standalone workstation to automatically prepare AST and ID suspensions and seed MALDI-TOF target plates.
Posted: 2015-05-29

Simplifying Sample Preparation Boosts Productivity of Food & Feed Testing

iNLABTEC Serial Dilution The Inlabtec Serial Dilution System has helped LKS mbH cope with seasonal sample peaks, giving perfect serial dilutions with improved accuracy and precision.
Posted: 2015-05-29

Microbiology Services For Developing New Skincare Products Uses Labskin

Innovenn now offering microbiology & histology services from new state of the art labs using their leading human skin equivalent, Labskin.
Posted: 2015-05-26

CLIA Waiver for Roche's cobas Liat PCR System and Strep A assay

cobas Strep A, the first molecular PCR test to deliver laboratory quality results in ~15 minutes, now available for use in physician offices and pharmacies.
Posted: 2015-05-26

Salmonella Paratyphi B Outbreak Associated with Sushi

CDC is collaborating with public health officials in several states and the FDA to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) infections. The investigation has not conclusively identified the source
Posted: 2015-05-26

Culture Free ID and Antimicrobial Resistance Markers

POCARED Diagnostics, a leading in-vitro diagnostic and pre-analytical technologies manufacturer announces a breakthrough in real time identification of bacterial species and antibiotic resistance markers utilizing its proprietary technology in the P
Posted: 2015-05-26

Novel Gram Stain Platform to be Presented at ASM 2015

POCARED’s™ SP is the first system that can perform both direct, automated Gram staining and sample concentration.
Posted: 2015-05-26

FSA Says One Third of Us will get Camplyobacter Food Poisoning

Depending on people’s lifestyle and diet the FSA estimates that campylobacter will affect up to one third of people during their lifetimes
Posted: 2015-05-26

Miniature, Chemically Inert Stepper Dispense Pump

The LPD Series pump has been developed to offer greater design flexibility and significant cost-savings to the medical and scientific industries as a result of its maintenance-free design.
Posted: 2015-05-26

Download Booklet on Good Operating Procedures for pH Sensors

"Good Operating Procedures for pH Sensors" explains step by step how to correctly use and maintain pH probes to give you greater performance and measurement accuracy.
Posted: 2015-05-19

COPAN Launches New Website

Copan Website The new re-designed website is constantly updated with related news, stories, product highlights, featured studies, events and education.
Posted: 2015-05-19

Taller, Wider, Deeper – the Largest Whitley Hypoxystation Yet

The Whitley H135 Hypoxystation is the tallest, widest, deepest workstation in the Whitley Range. This workstation provides precise environmental control whilst leaving plenty of room to work, incubate and conduct analysis.
Posted: 2015-05-19

H3N2 Influenza Virus RealPCR™ Test for Canine Respiratory Disease

H3N2 Influenza Virus RealPCR™ Test allows rapid, accurate and specific diagnosis IDEXX adds this new test to all Comprehensive Canine Respiratory Disease RealPCR™ panels in the US at no additional charge.
Posted: 2015-05-19

Using Positive Displacement To Pipette Blood and Viscous Samples

Application notes from Gilson describe how using positive displacement technology can help solve the issues of pipetting problem liquids including blood and viscous pharmaceuticals.
Posted: 2015-05-19

Microbiologics Launches Business Solutions Division

Microbiologics Partnering with diagnostic and life science technology manufacturers to develop customized QC controls - live and inactivated cultures, synthetic nucleic acids and genome extracts.
Posted: 2015-05-18

Lab M Demonstrates Quality with Compliance to ISO 11133:2014

ISO 11133:2014 Compliant media Lab M products are now compliant with the latest industry standards ISO 11133:2014, which apply to all types of media formulation for high quality results and batch-to-batch media consistency.
Posted: 2015-05-18

Standardize and Simplify Enteric Culture - FDA Cleared FecalSwab™

Fecal Swab FecalSwab™ converts solid or semi-solid fecal specimens into a phase suitable for fully automatic specimen processors.
Posted: 2015-05-13

Robust and Automated Microbial Screening Assay for Cannabis

The PathogINDICAtor™ assay is a novel test based on qPCR designed to accurately detect microbial contamination in medical Cannabis plant material.
Posted: 2015-05-12

Cherwell appoints Operations Director to Reinforce Manufacturing Expertise

Cherwell Laboratories announce the appointment of Martyn Young as Operations Director.
Posted: 2015-05-12

Puritan’s Patented Flock Stands out in the Crowd — Set Apart by our Unique Fibers

Puritan Flocked Swabs Puritan’s HydraFlock® and PurFlock Ultra® flocked swabs, with over 11 patents worldwide are designed for superior sample collection and elution. It’s because of our proprietary flocking process, which creates a unique 3D microstructure.
Posted: 2015-05-12

IAFP Announces 2015 Award Recipients

International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) will present awards recognizing excellence in food safety to the following organizations and individuals at IAFP 2015, July 25–28 in Portland, Oregon.
Posted: 2015-05-11

New Software for Rapid AST and Antibiotic Sensitivity Prediction

The ProtoCOL3 software can quickly and easily measure zones around antibiotic discs and then automatically predict antibiotic resistance from the results.
Posted: 2015-05-11

Full Lab M Listeria Testing Range Shown Together for the First Time

Lab M Listeria If you’re looking for Listeria, Lab M can help with wide range of solutions from enrichment broths to confirmation, regardless of method or lab size. The whole range can be viewed in single flyer including the new Listeria Express Enrichment broth.
Posted: 2015-05-11

Fantastic Fluorescence for Clinical Microbiology

For general use in fluorescence applications the CoolLED pE-300 white unit available from Alpha Labs is a safer alternative to a high-pressure mercury or meta-halide light source.
Posted: 2015-05-11

Mast win UK Outstanding Achievement Award at Medilink

The ‘Mast Uri® System’ - an innovative, semi-automated laboratory solution for the microbiological analysis of urine samples wins BioHub Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Award at the Medilink UK Awards.
Posted: 2015-05-11

Differentiate the Big 3 Vibrio Pathogens on One Plate!

Differentiate 3 Vibrios on one plate HardyCHROM™ Vibrio is the only media that can differentiate V. vulnificus from V. parahaemolyticus and V. cholerae for use with food and environmental samples.
Posted: 2015-05-07

Broad Spectrum LED Illumination for Fluorescence Microscopy

Prior Scientific offers a range of highly reliable, high performance LED illumination sources for brightfield and fluorescence microscopy. Application note on single and multi-band testing.
Posted: 2015-05-05

MicroScan - the Customizable Microbiology Automation Solution

MicroScan Microbiology solutions from Beckman Coulter provides full automation for the clinical microbiology laboratory, including identification and sensitivity testing.
Posted: 2015-05-05

DxN VERIS Molecular Diagnostics System - Cost and Time Effective

Using a unique, single cartridge system that are cost- and time-effective, the DxN VERIS reduces wastage and consumable costs with short run times.
Posted: 2015-05-05

New Mobile App has Variety of Useful Aids for Lab Work

Download Eppendorf's app containing their complete catalogue, programmable laboratory timer and a codon translator along with a variety of calculators for routine laboratory applications.
Posted: 2015-05-05

A Handy Reference for Proper Throat Swab Specimen Collection

Throat Swab Collection Easy to follow infographic shows the correct way to take a throat swab using Puritan’s HydraFlock® flock swab and Opti-Swab™ Liquid Amies Transport System.
Posted: 2015-05-05

Eppendorf Conical Tubes - Sterile, Pyrogen and DNA Free

Eppendorf Tubes® now cover the entire volume range from 0.5 mL to 50 mL, sterile and pyrogen-free, but they are also free from DNases and RNases as well as human and bacterial DNA.
Posted: 2015-05-04

DuPont Collaboration with Eurofins Microbiology

Eurofins will be providing the analytical testing services as part of DuPont's Detect+Protect offering to the food industry.
Posted: 2015-05-04

Rapid Micro Biosystems Raises Financing for Global Expansion

Rapid Micro Biosystems has raised financing to expand commercial and manufacturing operations globally for the Growth DirectTM System.
Posted: 2015-05-04

3M Technologies Receive Top Honors at 2015 Edison Awards

Rapid Yeast & Mold Count Plate from 3M can detect yeast and mould in food samples in 48 hours.
Posted: 2015-05-04

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