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Microbiology News: 2016 » February

Symposium: How to Manage Viruses in the Food Industry

PCR Kit Norovirus Hepatitis bioMérieux Industry will host a special session at the IAFP European Symposium on Food Safety topics covered will include new detection methods, how to inactivate viruses in food, how to implement a testing regime plus regulatory considerations.
Posted: 2016-02-24

Rapid Sample Prep for RMMs in Pharmaceutical Production

To fully realize the promise of RMM’s, new collection and sample prep technologies are needed, this whitepaper gives an overview of InnovaPrep's innovative technologies for the front-end collection and concentration of microorganisms.
Posted: 2016-02-24

ExpressMicro™ - Eurofins' Fast High Quality Testing Service

The new Eurofins microbiology lab in Louisville, KY will be the home of ExpressMicro™, a contract testing service using novel and specialized logistics to provide high quality microbiology results fast.
Posted: 2016-02-23

ELISA/IIFT Serological Diagnostic Test for Zika Virus

EUROIMMUN AG has developed a ELISA/indirect immunofluorescence test for determination of specific antibodies (IgM, IgG) against Zika virus in the blood of infected patients
Posted: 2016-02-23

Market Report on U.S. Microbial Identification Industry

New market report on the U.S. microbial identification industry covers identification in human and veterinary diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, environmental applications, and food and beverage testing. Sample copy available on request.
Posted: 2016-02-23

Simultaneous 96-well Extraction of Urine Samples for Drugs of Abuse

Application note available from INTEGRA shows how the VIAFLO 96 electronic pipette was used to simultaneously extract 96 samples and prep ready for LC-MS/MS analysis in less than ten minutes eliminating the need for a time-consuming evaporation step.
Posted: 2016-02-22

New Tacta Pipettes Ensure Optimal Care for You and Your Science

The Tacta Pipette range comes with Optiload spring-loaded tip cones for perfect tip seal with minimal force very low aspiration and dispensing forces and the new Optiject soft release - autoclavable without taking apart.
Posted: 2016-02-22

Biosynth Expands to Meet Demand for Diagnostic Biochemicals

Biosynth expands biochemicals for diagnostics business Biosynth and its collaborators are especially successful in developing reagents for use in chromogenic culture media for the detection of pathogens with the resulting technology being made available for licensing to customers.
Posted: 2016-02-22

Motorised Microscope Stand for Viewing Large Samples

Benefiting from a 508 x 508 mm base the Pro Z provides a stable platform to view large samples which are normally difficult to mount under conventional microscope systems.
Posted: 2016-02-22

Study Shows WASPLab™CDM Accurately Reads Chromogenic MRSA Plates

Automatic MRSA reading on chromogenic media In a Multi-centre study of >57,000 samples, the COPAN WASPLab™ Chromogenic Detection Module (CDM) was found to automatically read positive and negative MRSA plates with 100% sensitivity.
Posted: 2016-02-19

Neogen’s ANSR® for Listeria Receives AFNOR Validation

Listeria Results in 23 hours - AFNOR app. Based on an isothermal DNA amplification process, the ANSR® delivers DNA-definitive results on Listeria within 23 hours including enrichment. The NF study showed the ANSR for Listeria was more sensitive than the EN ISO 11290-1:2004 reference method.
Posted: 2016-02-17

Easy to Autoclave - Sartorius’ New Tacta Premium Mechanical Pipettes

Autoclaveable without disassembly, Tacta is the new premium, mechanical pipette range from Sartorius, featuring superb comfort and reliability. The Tacta range makes pipetting effortless and safe, while producing consistent, accurate and reliable results.
Posted: 2016-02-16

New Bacterial Species Borrelia mayonii Found to Cause Lyme Disease

Following up on unusual test results from six patients with suspected Lyme disease, the CDC working in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and health officials have found a new bacteria to be the causative agent of Lyme disease in humans - provisionally
Posted: 2016-02-16

MultiFLEX™ Bioassay Panel Targets Zika and Other Mosquito-borne Pathogens

The GenArraytion MultiFLEX™ Bioassay panel targets viruses that can be carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and includes - Zika, chikungunya, dengue and yellow fever.
Posted: 2016-02-15

Cherwell Highlights Range of Cleanroom Microbiology Solutions

Cherwell will be attending two Pharmig events in March 2016 at the Oxfordshire Hotel, Oxford. The meetings will cover aspects of pharmaceutical cleanroom sporicidal disinfection and environmental monitoring best practice during manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
Posted: 2016-02-15

Easy Textbook Quality Staining Every Time with Aerospray® TB series2

Slide Stainer for TB specimens The new Aerospray® TB series2 is a dual purpose stainer/cytocentrifuge using either carbol fushsin or fluoresence. Delivering fast, fully traceable, consistent results with no cross contamination it's also easy to use and economical.
Posted: 2016-02-12

New aCOLyte 3 HD Colony Counter Combines Accuracy with Affordability

Accurately count colonies of all sizes and colours with the next generation aCOLyte 3 HD automated colony counter for microbiologists that demand a sensitive, budget system.
Posted: 2016-02-11

Application Note: Using Compact Dry for Microbial Testing of Cosmetics

Cosmetics testing with Compact Dry Application note details how the Compact Dry system can be used to test for Total Counts, E.coli/Coliforms, Coliforms and Staphylococcus aureus , in cosmetics and personal care products.
Posted: 2016-02-11

Download Latest INTERSCIENCE Microbiology Catalog

Interscience Microbiology Catalogue The new INTERSCIENCE catalog contains the latest products for the microbiology laboratory including bags, gravimetric dilutors and blenders for sample preparation and automated diluter, spiral plater and colony counters for microbiological analysis.
Posted: 2016-02-10

Fast-track Diagnostics Develop Multiplex Zika Virus

Fast-track Diagnostics have developed a one tube multiplex Real Time PCR assay for Zika virus detection.
Posted: 2016-02-09

Abbott Acquires Alere to Become POC Diagnostics Market Leader

Abbott have acquired Alere making it the market leader in point of care diagnostics.
Posted: 2016-02-09

BAX® System X5 Receives AOAC-RI for Listeria

Listeria_Spp_AOAC Providing an automated PCR based pathogen testing solution for food microbiology laboratories, the BAX® X5 can test up to 32 samples at once. Now a AOAC-RI PTM method for Salmonella, Listeria and L.monocytogenes.
Posted: 2016-02-09

CosmosID Partners with QIAGEN for Metagenomics and Microbiome Analysis

CosmosID will enable QIAGEN’s customers to employ shotgun metagenomics and microbiome analysis for fields such as infectious disease, animal health, agriculture, environmental, and food safety.
Posted: 2016-02-09

IAFP 2016 Registration Now Open

Attracting over 3,000 food safety professionals, this years IAFP annual meeting is in St.Louis, MO and registration is now open.
Posted: 2016-02-08

Collaboration Expands ELITe InGenius™ Menu of Infectious Disease Assays

Cassette based diagnostics Fast-track diagnostics will be manufacturing qualitative multiplex panels for use on the fully automated cassette-based ELITe InGenius™, expanding their portfolio of infectious disease assays.
Posted: 2016-02-08

EpiCast Report: RSV Infection - Epidemiology Forecast to 2024

EpiCast Report: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection - Epidemiology Forecast to 2024
Posted: 2016-02-08

PROMILITE M4® - Rapid ATP Testing for High Throughput Labs

High Throughput ATP Testing Using the PROMICOL ATP assay together with the M4 luminometer, a lab can run up to 700 dairy or beverage commercial sterility test samples in one day, based on a 96 well design.
Posted: 2016-02-08

Market Report on Demand for Microbial Biosurfactants

Microbial biosurfactants considered in this report include rhamnolipids, sophorolipids, MEL and others. Potential of various applications in the report include detergents, industrial & institutional cleaners, personal care, oilfield chemicals, agricultural chemicals, food processing, textile and others.
Posted: 2016-02-08

Only Detect Viable Legionella sp. with New GenIUL qPCR Kit

Determine the real risk in water systems with the GenIUL qPCR assay which uses viability dyes to give a count of live Legionella spp. in water samples, delivering fast results in hours.
Posted: 2016-02-05

SurCapt™ Microbial Surface Detection Kit for Cleanrooms

Microbial Testing Cleanroom Surfaces Combining MOCON's Greenlight® technology with Particle Measuring Systems', the new SurCapt™ Microbial Surface Detection Kit is designed for rapid microbial monitoring of surfaces in cleanrooms.
Posted: 2016-02-05

LIMS Case Study at Multi-site Veterinary Diagnostic Lab

Autoscribe's Matrix Gemini LIMs system was implemented at NationWide Laboratory Services, a multi–disciplinary veterinary laboratory providing diagnostic and clinical pathology services for veterinary surgeons throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.
Posted: 2016-02-05

New Study on Global Microbial Identification Industry 2016 Just Released

Market report 2016 on the microbial identification industry - includes information on the main companies within the industry plus development trends and marketing channels.
Posted: 2016-02-05

Fast-track Diagnostics Reports 22% Sales Increase in 2015 Versus 2014

Fast-track diagnostics's top sellers were their respiratory, gastroenteritis, meningitis, immunocompromised and STI real time PCR kits.
Posted: 2016-02-03

Unbeatable Image Quality with Scan® 4000 Ultra-HD Automatic Colony Counter

Scan 4000 Never count an artefact again - the high resolution camera together with 360° lighting ensures you only count colonies and on 100% of the plate!
Posted: 2016-02-02

Video Explains Charm's ATP Sanitation Monitoring Program

For food manufacturers it is vital to have complete confidence in their sanitation monitoring program. Charm's new video on ATP testing with Peel Plate and novaLUM II explains why sensitivity really does matter. Watch the video on YouTube:
Posted: 2016-02-02

Zika Virus Real-Time PCR Kit from Primerdesign (for RUO)

These kits are for research use only and are not licensed for diagnostic procedures. Primerdesign have a range of real-time PCR kits for the detection and simultaneous quantification of Zika Virus.Range includes Easy, Standard and Advanced
Posted: 2016-02-02

Real-Life Scenarios Used to Evaluate Biocides for Food Industry

With the search underway for
Posted: 2016-02-02

Zika Virus Test Included in Sentosa® Tropical Infections Panel

This product is for Research Use Only and not licensed for diagnostic use. Vela Diagnostics have expanded their Sentosa® Tropical Infections Panel with the addition of ZIKA Virus RT-PCR Test to the product pipeline. The Vela’s ZIKA
Posted: 2016-02-02

RealStar® Zika Virus RT-PCR Test is CE-IVD Marked

The RealStar® Zika Virus RT-PCR Kit 1.0 is an in vitro diagnostic test based on real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) technology for the identification of Zika virus. RealStar® Kits are CE-IVD marked test systems for
Posted: 2016-02-02

Copley Scientific Upgrades Pharmaceutical Testing Range

Download brochure presenting the Copley range equipment for testing pharmaceuticals for safety, quality and efficacy.
Posted: 2016-02-02

Automated Plate Assessment System (APAS) for Urine Cultures

Results of a recent evaluation of the APAS (Automated Plate Assessment System) shows the system delivered results compatible with those from conventional plate reading methods.
Posted: 2016-02-02

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