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ATP Bioluminescence Rapid Testing of Soya and Cereal Based Products

The Promicol system provides a rapid and reliable method for testing microbial ATP content in Soya and Cereal based products, currently used by international companies to routinely release finished products.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F

Metagenomic Discovery Service for Complete, Distinct Genomes from Microbiome Samples

Get complete, distinct genomes from microbiome samples easily and affordably—without culturing or high-molecular-weight DNA extraction.
Posted: 2017-05-23 C O

Role of Embedded Antimicrobials in the Healthcare Environment - White Paper

Independent third-party testing consistently confirms that routine cleaning alone is not enough to maintain truly clean environments, especially in healthcare settings. Dr. Gina Sloan, Director of Innovations at Microban has written a white paper about the role of embedded antimicrobials.
Posted: 2017-05-23 C F O

New, Lyophilized Real-Time PCR Detects All Listeria "Sensu Stricto" Species in 24Hr

Listeria 'sensu stricto' Using a rapid enrichment broth, foodproof® Listeria StarBroth, combined with foodproof® Listeria Genus Detection LyoKit, all “sensu stricto” Listeria species can be detected within 24 hours including enrichment.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F

Proficiency Tests Show Improved Consistency With Inlabtec Serial Diluter

More consistent serial dilutions with Inlabtec Proficiency tests in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and GMP compliant Swiss testing lab, showed the Inlabtec Automated Serial Dilutor gave much more accurate total viable counts with a previously never achieved consistency between technicians.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F O

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Surveillance with BIOMIC® V3

The BIOMIC V3 Microbiology System digitally reads, interprets, and records standard AMR tests including antibiotic disk diffusion, 96-well microtiter, and Etest/MIC Strips.
Posted: 2017-05-22 C

Baker Ruskinn Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation to Feature at ASM Microbe

Small footprint anaerobic chamber Baker will feature the Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation at ASM Microbe 2017 in New Orleans, LA, Booth # 2546. If you are using more than 20 anaerobic jars per week the affordably priced Baker Bugbox delivers a lower cost per plate and the ability to examine plates without oxygen exposure.
Posted: 2017-05-22 C CP F O P V W

High Throughput Biological Sample Collection & Processing

Overcoming the limitations of 8 channel pipettes, the semi-automated VIAFLO 96 is now an integral part of Neoteryx’s Mitra® Microsampling device capable of handling hundreds or thousands of biological samples per day all within a small footprint.
Posted: 2017-05-18 C CP F O P V

DMD® Extends Culture Media Range for Microbial Detection in Beverages

Innovative media for beverage microbiology Döhler is a specialist for innovative culture media for the beverage industry, ISO 11133:2014 compliant and referenced in global regulatory standards, the media is ready to use without weighing, autoclaving or performing your own media quality testing.
Posted: 2017-05-17 F

IAFP Announces 2017 Award Recipients

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) will be presenting awards recognizing excellence in food safety to the following organizations and individuals at IAFP 2017, July 9–12 in Tampa, Florida.
Posted: 2017-05-16 F

Like Quizzing? This Online Biology Dictionary Includes Questions

Biologydictionary.net is an on-line dictionary focused on biology terms, nicely separated into different sections such as microbiology and molecular biology. Each definition has an associated quiz for some self assessment!
Posted: 2017-05-16 O

Romer Labs Launches AgraQuant® Aflatoxin M1 High Sensitivity ELISA

Alfatoxin M1 ELISA test kit Testing for Aflatoxin M1 is now faster and more accurate with the new ELISA test kit from Romer Labs which uses just one unified pipetting volume of 100 µl and does not need an agitation step thereby removing two majors sources of errors.
Posted: 2017-05-16 F

Show Me The Money - We'll Show You the Bugs!

Eswabs for metagenomics The latest blog post from COPAN covers a recent study on microbes on circulating dollar bills in New York City. Using metagenomics, results from winter and summer samples were compared.
Posted: 2017-05-15 O

EKF Expands Geographical Reach of PCT Test for Early Sepsis Detection

EKF brings niche Stanbio Chemistry Procalcitonin LiquiColor® assay to new markets in Eastern Europe, Middle East and APAC regions.
Posted: 2017-05-15

SpeeDx and Thermo Fisher Partner for FDA Submission of ResistancePlus MG

The Speedx ResistancePlus MG Test is designed to identify both M. genitalium and mutations in the 23S rRNA gene that have been shown to confer resistance to azithromycin, SpeeDx will submit the test to the FDA for use with the Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR System.
Posted: 2017-05-15

Low Volume Storage Tube for Genomic Applications

The Micronic 0.30ml tube with external thread has a working volume of 210µl, ideal for RNA/DNA libraries.
Posted: 2017-05-12 C F O P V

New Validation for 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7)

3M MDS EcoliO157 The 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status for AOAC Official Methods of AnalysisSM program, the system uses a single protocol for Cronobacter, Salmonella, Listeria and L. monocytogenes.
Posted: 2017-05-12 F

Compact Top Loading Autoclave for Labs with Limited Space

Top loading autoclaves for small labs When lab floor space is limited, the Priorclave QCS range of top loading autoclaves allows small and tall objects to be sterilised side-by-side in a single process - at bench-height and mounted on casters, the range is easy to install, and ideal for regularly reconfigured facilities.
Posted: 2017-05-11 C CP F O P V

NCIMB Collaborates with Protexin on Dental Biofilms Project

NCIMB strains used for biofilm investigation Working with probiotics manufacturer Protexin, NCIMB is examining the bacterial strains in its collection for those with potential to adjust the composition of oral biofilms and so reduce the incidence of dental caries.
Posted: 2017-05-11 O

Walk-away System Counts Colonies on Over 300 Plates per Hour

High throughput labs can look forward to completely hands-free automated colony counting of up to 300 Petri dishes per hour.
Posted: 2017-05-09 C CP F P V

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