Microbiology News: 2015 » June
Society for General Microbiology has introduced a new publishing platform for their journals with improved administration tools, library branding, and in-depth reporting system.
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.
University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory offers MALDI-TOF microbial identification service.
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
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.
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.
Guanine's amplification platform can enable a new generation of ultra-sensitive tests for proteins and microorganisms.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
A technical note from Micronic describes a study in which the protein binding properties of commercially available sample storage tubes was tested.
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.
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.
Microbiologics Inc. has been recognized for fostering a culture of innovation, and bringing new and unique product formats to the laboratory marketplace.
NCIMB marks bacteriophage centenary with call for new deposits of bacteriophages and their hosts.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Cherwell Laboratories are supporting education and training of staff in reducing risk from bacterial endospores in aseptic production facilities.
Neogen’s new AccuPoint Advanced ATP Hygiene Monitoring System has better samplers; an improved compact reader and improved data management software.
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.
Download Hardy Diagnostic's specialty catalogue focusing on microbiological testing in the poultry industry from broiler house through to ready-to-eat meat.
The Readybag® range contains ready-to-use pre-weighed, irradiated, pouches of primary enrichment media for Salmonella and Listeria in food, rinses and swabs.
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
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.
A rapid lateral flow immunoassay for the detection of Streptococcus pneumonia in urine and CSF.
Stool specimens preserved in Para-Pak SVT can be used for direct examination, concentration, permanent stain and will not interfere with fecal immunoassays.
The Micronic Screw Cap Recapper is 10 times faster than manually capping tubes thereby minimizing sample evaporation and significantly improving your productivity.
Detect Norovirus in foods - foodproof® Norovirus Detection Kit (GI, GII, GIV) can be used on all open real-time PCR platforms.
Test is first-to-market, non-invasive IVD assay for reliable detection of both Helicobacter pylori and clarithromycin resistance from stool samples.
Catalogue details Prior’s expanding range of LED illumination sources that offer many advantages for brightfield, DIC, phase contrast and fluorescence microscopy.
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.
In 2015 Alpha Laboratories will be celebrating 40 years of providing support to UK and international scientists.
The Beckman Coulter Smart Microbiology Automation Solution includes: MicroScan WalkAway plus System, Copan WASP and WASPLab, Bruker MALDI Biotyper and LabPro-MBT.
ROSA WET-S5 Aflatoxin Quantitative Test uses Water Extraction Technology to extract aflatoxin from samples reducing solvent use.
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.
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).