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Microbiology News: 2015 » June

Society for General Microbiology Launches New Publishing Platform

Society for General Microbiology has introduced a new publishing platform for their journals with improved administration tools, library branding, and in-depth reporting system.
Posted: 2015-06-30

E.coli Testing Market Expected to Reach USD 2.1 Billion in 2022

Market report segments the E.coli testing market by end users, by geography, by method; market is expected to reach USD 2.1 Billion in 2022.
Posted: 2015-06-30

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Offers Super Fast Microbial ID

University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory offers MALDI-TOF microbial identification service.
Posted: 2015-06-30

EFK Introduces Specific Marker for Early Sepsis Detection

EKF Diagnostics have introduced the Stanbio Chemistry Procalcitonin (PCT) LiquiColor® Assay. This new test enables the quantitative determination of PCT in serum samples, EDTA or lithium heparin plasma samples by latex enhanced
Posted: 2015-06-30

Peel Plate® for Coliforms/E.coli Awarded AOAC-RI PTM

Charm Sciences' Peel Plate® are ready-to-use traditional microbial tests for coliforms/E.coli detection in dairy products, food products, contact surfaces and water.
Posted: 2015-06-30

BioTrak® Viable Particle Detector: New Way for an Improved Root Cause Investigation

Real Time Viable Particle Detector Detect the presence of viable particles in real time, get rapid initiation of root cause investigation, report total particle counts as defined in EU GMP Annex 1 and FDA aseptic processing guidelines.
Posted: 2015-06-29

Universal Amplification Gives Ultra-sensitive Detection of Microbes

Guanine's amplification platform can enable a new generation of ultra-sensitive tests for proteins and microorganisms.
Posted: 2015-06-29

BAX® System AOAC-RI Validation Extended - 22 Hour Listeria Detection

Listeria in 22 hours single stage enrichment The DuPont™ BAX® real-time PCR assay gives one of the fastest results for Listeria currently available - 22 hours from sample receipt for some matrices, single stage enrichment is AOAC RI validated.
Posted: 2015-06-24

INTEGRA MEDIAJET Enhances Preparation of Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds

MEDIAJET automated media production The Institut Curie has standardised on using the INTEGRA MEDIACLAVE media preparation and MEDIAJET automated petri dish filling systems, regularly producing 10 to 12 different types of media in varying quantities.
Posted: 2015-06-24

OraSure Awarded $10.4 Million to Advance Rapid Ebola Test

OraSure Technologies, Inc. has been awarded a contract for up to $10.4 million in total funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response's Biomedical Advanced
Posted: 2015-06-23

New Combined Meeting - ASM Microbe 2016

ASM Microbe 2016 is a new meeting that combines the ASM General meeting with the ICAAC and will be held in Boston, MA on June 16-20, 2016.
Posted: 2015-06-23

BacterioScan Wins MDEA Award for Design Excellence

BacterioScan provides rapid detection and real-time quantification of bacteria in fluid using optical measurements, their first medical device product is a compact, simple, and low-cost system for rapid detection of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) for use in clinical microbiology labs.
Posted: 2015-06-23

Optimised Fluorescence for Rapid Sepsis Species Identification Assays

QuickFISH™ is a rapid, molecular diagnostic platform, developed by AdvanDx, and now exclusively available in the UK from Alpha Laboratories. It provides 20 minute species identification of bacteria, directly from positive blood cultures.
Posted: 2015-06-23

Ultra Low Binding Storage Tubes for Protein Research

A technical note from Micronic describes a study in which the protein binding properties of commercially available sample storage tubes was tested.
Posted: 2015-06-23

Lab M’s Campylobacter Toolkit Supports Food Industry in Wake of FSA Report

Campylobacter Blood Free Selective Medium (Modified CCDA) Lab M’s media for campylobacter testing includes Campylobacter Blood Free Selective Medium, Campylobacter Enrichment Broth, Preston Broth and Exeter Broth will be available summer 2015.
Posted: 2015-06-23

New Additions to the MAS-100® Microbial Air Sampler Range

New additions to air sampling range The new MAS-100 systems are designed for pharmaceutical manufacturers, deliver improved functionality and provide easy, accurate and reliable active air sampling for use in isolators and controlled environments.
Posted: 2015-06-17

Microbiologics Named as a 2015 Top Workplace

Microbiologics Inc. has been recognized for fostering a culture of innovation, and bringing new and unique product formats to the laboratory marketplace.
Posted: 2015-06-17

NCIMB Marks Bacteriophage Centenary with Request for New Deposits

NCIMB marks bacteriophage centenary with call for new deposits of bacteriophages and their hosts.
Posted: 2015-06-17

Test Method Guide to GMO Food Testing

GMO real time PCR kits Real-time PCR kits have made the previously complex and time-consuming GMO analytical process an easy-to-use real-time application for any food laboratory.
Posted: 2015-06-17

Puritan Updates Customers on European Patent Office Decision vs. Copan

Puritan’s HydraFlock® and PurFlock Ultra® flocked swab Final decision on the scope of Copan’s European Patent EP 1 608 268 B1 by European Patent Office – narrowed down scope of EP’268 confirmed by the EPO.
Posted: 2015-06-17

DxN VERIS Molecular Diagnostics System Revolutionises Lab Workflow

With true single sample random access, the fully automated DxN VERIS sample‐to‐answer instrument allows laboratories to perform viral load tests whenever they want for a LEAN workflow with quick turnaround.
Posted: 2015-06-16

Merck Gets the OK from Regulators for Sigma Aldrich Acquisition

The European Commission has approved Merck's planned acquisition of U.S.-based life science company Sigma-Aldrich. The EU clearance, which is subject to certain conditions, follows the recent antitrust approvals in Japan (JFTC) and by the Chinese
Posted: 2015-06-16

Meat Speciation Service Can Identify up to 21 Species on One DNA Chip

Contract service laboratory provider Eurofins can do meat speciation test for up to 21 different animal species on one DNA chip with turnaround time of 5 days.
Posted: 2015-06-16

Reducing Risk from Bacterial Endospores in Aseptic Preparation

Cherwell products aseptic preparation Cherwell Laboratories are supporting education and training of staff in reducing risk from bacterial endospores in aseptic production facilities.
Posted: 2015-06-16

New AccuPoint Advanced ATP Hygiene Monitoring System

Neogen’s new AccuPoint Advanced ATP Hygiene Monitoring System has better samplers; an improved compact reader and improved data management software.
Posted: 2015-06-15

Easy-to-use Illumination System for Advanced Fluorescence Microscopy

Incorporating 16 LEDs, covering the spectrum from 365 nm to 770 nm, the Lumen 1600 is an ideal illumination tool for work involving multiple fluorophores for advanced fluorescent microscopy.
Posted: 2015-06-15

Your One Stop Shop for Microbiology Testing in the Poultry Industry

Poultry Microbiology Brochure Download Hardy Diagnostic's specialty catalogue focusing on microbiological testing in the poultry industry from broiler house through to ready-to-eat meat.
Posted: 2015-06-15

How Merck Millipore Can Change Your Food Pathogen Workflow

Ready to use enrichment broth The Readybag® range contains ready-to-use pre-weighed, irradiated, pouches of primary enrichment media for Salmonella and Listeria in food, rinses and swabs.
Posted: 2015-06-15

LIAISON Campylobacter Completes DiaSorin Bacterial Stool-Testing Panel

DiaSorin have launched the LIAISON Campylobacter test for the market outside the US, completing their bacterial stool-testing panel that includes Clostridium, EHEC, H. pylori. The LIAISON Campylobacter is the 8th test launched as part
Posted: 2015-06-09

Flexible LED Illuminator for Fluorescence Microscopy Applications

Broad array of LEDs wavelengths from 365nm to 660nm, ensures that the Lumen 100-LED can be optimised for the vast majority of fluorescence microscopy applications.
Posted: 2015-06-09

Immunoassay Detects Streptococcus pneumoniae in Urine and CSF

A rapid lateral flow immunoassay for the detection of Streptococcus pneumonia in urine and CSF.
Posted: 2015-06-08

A One-vial, Transport Solution for Intestinal Parasites in Stools

Stool specimens preserved in Para-Pak SVT can be used for direct examination, concentration, permanent stain and will not interfere with fecal immunoassays.
Posted: 2015-06-08

Micronic Launch Recapper for Screw Cap Tubes

The Micronic Screw Cap Recapper is 10 times faster than manually capping tubes thereby minimizing sample evaporation and significantly improving your productivity.
Posted: 2015-06-08

BIOTECON Diagnostics Launches a Real-Time PCR Kit for Norovirus

Norovirus real-time PCR Detect Norovirus in foods - foodproof® Norovirus Detection Kit (GI, GII, GIV) can be used on all open real-time PCR platforms.
Posted: 2015-06-08

CE Marking for Novel H. pylori and Clarithromycin Resistance Test

Test is first-to-market, non-invasive IVD assay for reliable detection of both Helicobacter pylori and clarithromycin resistance from stool samples.
Posted: 2015-06-03

Specialist Catalogue for Microscopy Illumination

Catalogue details Prior’s expanding range of LED illumination sources that offer many advantages for brightfield, DIC, phase contrast and fluorescence microscopy.
Posted: 2015-06-03

Merck Millipore Exhibits at ASM 2015

Merck Millipore range enables companies to detect the presence of potential biological contaminants and help ensure the quality of final products for pharmaceuticals, food, and beverages.
Posted: 2015-06-02

Alpha Laboratories Celebrates 40 Years of Supplying Quality to Science

In 2015 Alpha Laboratories will be celebrating 40 years of providing support to UK and international scientists.
Posted: 2015-06-02

ASM 2015: Beckman Coulter's Customizable Microbiology Automation Solutions

The Beckman Coulter Smart Microbiology Automation Solution includes: MicroScan WalkAway plus System, Copan WASP and WASPLab, Bruker MALDI Biotyper and LabPro-MBT.
Posted: 2015-06-02

Charm Sciences Wins 5yr USDA-GIPSA (FGIS) Contract for Aflatoxin Tests

ROSA WET-S5 Aflatoxin Quantitative Test uses Water Extraction Technology to extract aflatoxin from samples reducing solvent use.
Posted: 2015-06-02

Eurofins Acquires Diatherix - Strengthening USA Clinical Diagnostic Footprint

Eurofins has expanded into the USA speciality clinical diagnostics market by buying Diatherix laboratories who offer TEM-PCR testing for rapid turnaround of infectious disease testing.
Posted: 2015-06-02

IDEXX Pseudalert® Approved for Pseudomonas aeruginosa by UBA

IDEXX Pseudalert® test and Quanti-Tray® for confirmed enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in 24hr, has been included in list of alternative methods issued by the UBA (The German Federal Environment Agency).
Posted: 2015-06-02
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