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FDA Clearance for QuickVue® Influenza A+B Test

Quidel’s QuickVue® Influenza A+B test identifies and differentiates influenza type A and B in approximately 10 minutes aiding in better patient management decisions.
Posted: 2018-02-20 C

CE-IVD Marking for Respiratory Bacterial ELITe MGB® Panel

Respiratory Bacterial ELITe MGB® Panel for the detection of M. pneumoniae, C. pneumoniae and L. pneumophila.
Posted: 2018-02-20 C

New Website for C. diff Professionals - www.knowyourpoo.com

www.knowyourpoo.com, new website for infection control professionals with creative educational tools and updates on the latest C. diff news and science.
Posted: 2018-02-20 C

MALDI Biotyper Receives OMA for Identification of Food Pathogens

The MALDI Biotyper has been approved as Official Method of Analysis for confirmation and identification of the most common food pathogens and other Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.
Posted: 2018-02-19 F

Puritan Forensic Products Certified to Meet ISO 18385:2016

Puritan Forensic Products Certified to Meet Strict Global Environmental Standard Conforming to the ISO 18385:2016 standard, Puritan’s forensics products are manufactured in an environment where stringent controls are in place to "minimize the risk of human DNA contamination in products used to collect, store and analyze biological material for forensic purposes."
Posted: 2018-02-19 O

Romer Labs Launches AOAC-Certified RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes

RapidCheck Listeria monocytogenes for environmental samples Romer Labs® is expanding its RapidChek® testing solutions portfolio to include a system that detects Listeria monocytogenes. RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes is AOAC-certified for use on environmental surfaces and for various ready-to-eat foods.
Posted: 2018-02-19 F

Circular Chamber Autoclaves with Sliding Door Fits Into Smaller Spaces

With no hinged door, Astell Scientific range of circular chamber autoclaves have improved access whilst needing a reduced amount of floor space.
Posted: 2018-02-19 C CP F O P V W

Versatile Autoclave Draws in Visitors at Medlab Exhibition

Priorclave Draws in Visitors at Medlab exhibition The Priorclave QCS EH100 was the subject of a lot of interest at the recent Medlab exhibition. This 100 litre laboratory autoclave offers increased versatility for labs wanting to sterilise both small and taller than usual items. 
Posted: 2018-02-16 C CP F O P V W

Improved BagFilter P - Blender Bags with a Lateral Filter

Blender bag with lateral filter INTERSCIENCE's best selling blender bags, BagFilter P, just got better with more ergonomic and user-friendly features including easier insertion of micropipettes and pipette straws, visual check for diluent volume and marking zone for traceability data.
Posted: 2018-02-16 F

ISPE Launches New Online Guidance Document Portal

Produced by pharmaceutical manufacturing industry professionals, ISPE Guidance Documents provide the practical, “real-world” information you need to help your company build on current best practices to meet and exceed regulatory standards.
Posted: 2018-02-16 P

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Meropenem-vaborbactam (M/V)

Meropenem-vaborbactamMIC Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Meropenem-vaborbactam (M/V) MIC Test Strip (MTS™), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of meropenem-vaborbactam.
Posted: 2018-02-13 C

Record and Track Pipette Performance Data in Real-time

Tablet with microplate app and electronic pipette are first Internet of Things devices in the Gilson Connect Family.
Posted: 2018-02-12 C CP F O P V W

Cherwell to Participate in Key EU GMP Annex 1 Conference

Sterile Medicine Manufacture Cherwell will be taking part in this joint PHSS & PQG event which provides a forum for discussion on the revised sterile drug GMP guidelines, covering new issues like quality risk management, new technologies and procedures in the cleanroom environment.
Posted: 2018-02-12 P

Colilert®-18 Approved as Water Microbiological Reference Method

A reagent powder is added to a standard 100ml water sample and then incubated for 18 hours in the case of presence/absence determination. Presence of E. coli and total coliforms is indicated by the sample turning yellow, and fluorescence indicating the presence of E. coli.
Posted: 2018-02-12 W

foodproof® Norovirus (GI, GII) Plus Hepatitis A Virus Detection Kit

Multiplex real-time-RT-PCR test for virus detection in food and bottled water A new multiplex real-time-RT-PCR test for virus detection in food and bottled water gives simultaneous, qualitative detection and differentiation of Hepatitis A virus, norovirus (from genogroups I & II) with a process control, bacteriophage MS2.
Posted: 2018-02-07 F W

Accula™ System - Affordable POC Flu A/FluB Test Now CE Marked

The FDA, CDC, and WHO all acknowledge that existing POC immunodiagnostic tests for flu perform poorly. Molecular testing is recommended.
Posted: 2018-02-06 C

AOAC-RI Validation for BAX® System Non-O157:H7 STEC in Flour and Beef

BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay Suite for non-O157:H7 STEC Hygiena’s BAX® System STEC validation in 25g ground beef samples was shown to provide reliable and accurate results within a workday. Also, accurately, and relatively rapidly, detect STEC in flour samples.
Posted: 2018-02-06 F

Transport Swabs - The Interface Between Laboratory and Patient

Transwabs - ISO 15189 compliant certificate for each batch Douglas Shedden, Technical Director at Medical Wire & Equipment discusses why not all transport swabs are the same. Be sure the swabs you use are not the weak link preventing you providing your patients with the service they expect and deserve.
Posted: 2018-02-05 C

Next Day Results for Both E.coli and Coliforms on One Plate

Test for E.coli and Coliforms on one plate 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate is a two-in-one indicator test that gives both an E. coli and total coliform count in 18-24 hours for a wide variety of food samples.
Posted: 2018-02-02 F

EnSURE™ - One Instrument for Multiple Quality Indicators

EnSURE monitoring system The EnSURE multi-functional food safety monitoring tool will collect, analyze and report - UltraSnap™ ATP Surface Monitoring, AquaSnap™ ATP Water Monitoring, SuperSnap™ ATP Allergen, MicroSnap™ Total, Enteros, Coliforms and E. coli, Acid Phosphatase.
Posted: 2018-02-01 F

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