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Microbiology News: 2018 » January

CE Marked Test Detects Common Carbapenemase Genes in Under 2.5 Hours

The BD MAX™ Check-Points CPO assay provides detection of the five most common carbapenemase genes in less than 2.5 hours
Posted: 2018-01-16

Resuscitation of Stressed and Injured E. coli

Resuscitation of Stressed and Injured E. coli Neogen’s Lab M has developed their MMGA media for use with food, water and feed samples, and it is both formulation compliant to ISO 16649-1 and performance compliant to ISO 11133, available in both pre-poured plate and dehydrated media formats.
Posted: 2018-01-15

Priorclave Highlights Versatile Front-loading Autoclave at Medlab

The Priorclave QCS EH100, 100 litre laboratory autoclaves, have chamber diameter larger than most bringing increased versatility, able to sterilise both small and taller than usual items. It can often save the lab manager from investing in larger, heavier and more costly rectangular autoclave.
Posted: 2018-01-15

Bio-Rad RAPID'Campylobacter Media Fits New European Regulation

Bio-Rad RAPID Campylobacter media Since the 1st of January, criteria for monitoring of Campylobacter spp. in broilers have been included in a new regulation. Bio-Rad is the unique provider which has developed a chromogenic media to easily enumerate Campylobacter that has been ISO 16140 validated.
Posted: 2018-01-15

Monocyte Activation Test (MAT) - the in vitro Test for Pyrogen Detection

Meet regulation requirements with Monocyte Activation Test Monocyte Activation Test (MAT) - The in vitro test for pyrogen detection – white paper.
Posted: 2018-01-15

Validation Study for Rapid Detection of Mycoplasma Contamination

Rapid Accurate Mycoplasma Detection A workflow and validation case study using the Roche CustomBiotech MycoTOOL Mycoplasma Real-Time PCR Kit demonstrates the assay’s efficacy as a testing method that meets the stringent requirements for regulated manufacturing environments.
Posted: 2018-01-10

Siemens Healthineers Announces Acquisition of Fast Track Diagnostics

With the expansion of its portfolio by Fast Track Diagnostics' molecular diagnostic tests, Siemens Healthineers offers its customers solutions that reduce time in the lab for detection of infections while improving patient outcomes.
Posted: 2018-01-09

Novodiag® Launched - New Diagnostic Solution for Infectious Diseases

Combining qPCR and microarray technologies, Novodiag® is an innovative molecular diagnostics solution allowing fully automated detection of infectious diseases, with antibiotic resistances. Allows direct analysis of a patient sample placed in a disposable cartridge of multiple or single pathogens.
Posted: 2018-01-09

ISO 15189 – How do Your Swabs Measure Up?

Transwabs - ISO 15189 compliant certificate for each batch Recent study which compared results from a variety of swab brands with charcoal Amies medium for some key pathogens, highlights the importance of careful selection of transport swabs as part of the quality management function of ISO 15189 accredited laboratories.
Posted: 2018-01-09

Remote Maintenance/Diagnosis Option for Astell Autoclaves

A fully secure connection between autoclave and Astell Scientific, for the benefit of software updates, data interrogation and end-user troubleshooting.
Posted: 2018-01-08

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Erythromycin (E)

Liofilchem MIC strip Erythromycin Erythromycin is the most recent FDA approved item in the MIC Test Strip product range, following approvals of Clindamycin, Delafloxacin, Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime, Telavancin and Tedizolid strips.
Posted: 2018-01-08

How to Choose the Right Rapid Microbiology Method for Your Lab

How to Choose the Right Rapid Microbiology Method for your Food Lab Dr Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology, Campden BRI discusses what questions you should be asking when looking to choose a rapid microbiological method for your laboratory.
Posted: 2018-01-03

Data Integrity Considerations for Conventional and Rapid Microbiological Methods

ALCOA - Data Integrity Dr. Tim Sandle is Head of Microbiology at Bio Products Laboratory, UK highlights areas that microbiologists need to be mindful of in terms of plate counting and computerized systems.
Posted: 2018-01-02

The Virtues of Automation vs Paper in Microbiology

Data Integrity in Microbiology - Download FREE White Paper Industry experts describe how data integrity can be a productivity partner for the microbiology lab and add value to pharmaceutical businesses. Download the bioMérieux White Paper on Ensuring Data Integrity by Automated Microbiology Testing.
Posted: 2018-01-02
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