Latest Microbiology News
The EndoSwab consists of a foam tip attached to a long wand. After sampling, the foam tip is cut off the wand and used with an ATP test device to give an accurate measurement of scope cleanliness.
PulseNet has helped CDC and public health officials identify a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to use of the bacterium in clinical, commercial and teaching microbiology laboratories.
Using the BD Kiestra™ ReadA™ compact’s intelligent incubation and imaging device with high-throughput robotics to perform time series imaging, plates with no significant growth can be automatically released for disposal and the results reported to the customer’s compatible laboratory information system (LIS).
Be in with a chance to win a microscope by entering Olympus’ Image of the Year European Life Science Light Microscopy Award, judges are looking for artistic and visual aspects, scientific impact and microscope proficiency.
The ARIES® C. difficile Assay detects both toxin A and toxin B, which may reduce the probability of a false negative result from strains that only produce toxin A.
The Astell catalogue covers all eight autoclave ranges from circular to square section, 33 litre benchtop up to 1200 litre pass-through, and including options for cooling, vacuum and direct steam amongst others.
IAFP 2017’s program featured more than 1,000 presentations including 74 symposia, 14 roundtable sessions, 134 technical presentations, and 675 poster presentations. In the exhibit hall were representatives from 188 companies, including 42 new exhibitors.
ISPE Baseline® Guide: Risk-Based Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Products (Second Edition) provides a process that allows manufacturers to assess risk and determine where control strategies are necessary to meet acceptable limits for cross-contamination.
PhenoMATRIX™ is a sophisticated suite of algorithms that uses AI to automatically count and recognize organisms, giving microbiology labs the ability to read, interpret and segregate bacterial cultures with the click of a button.
Lonza's new FAQ Tech Tip provides a detailed description of data integrity, its requirements and what they mean, as well as guidance for ensuring compliance in endotoxin testing.
For ready-to-use culture media and rapid solutions for microbial detection in all major beverages like beer, non alcoholic beverages, juice, water and others, Döhler now offers online ordering with payments by credit card and PayPal.
The GreenLight® detection platform from MOCON allows dairies to release product (such as yogurt, soft cheese and cream) in approximately 18 hours with confidence that it does not contain yeast/mold spoilage organisms.
Single use, sterile 10 x 10cm sampling templates from Technical Service Consultants can be used with either swabs or sponges for environmental monitoring of surfaces in food processing, cleanroom or other critical environments. Templates ensure a defined and standardised surface area is sampled.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Pharmacy Unit and Cherwell jointly published white paper and poster details development of new multilayer packaging of medium to prevent spore contamination prior to compounder validation.
TECHLAB®, Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the TRI-COMBO PARASITE SCREEN™ test. The TRI-COMBO PARASITE SCREEN ™ test is an enzyme immunoassay for simultaneous qualitative
The wide 53 mm opening on the Thermo Scientific Clicktainer vials is designed for easy specimen collection and handling. The click mechanism is both audible and tactile, assuring users that their samples are safe.
The Meningitis Viral 2 ELITe MGB® Panel, validated with cerebrospinal fluid samples detects and differentiates Enterovirus, Parechovirus and Adenovirus in single reaction.
ViroStat has just released a set of new mouse monoclonal antibodies to E. histolytica. These new antibodies function in ELISA and lateral flow applications and thus serve as excellent tools for the detection of this parasite.
The Inlabtec Serial Diluter has been successfully used by lab staff at SGS Fresenius since the beginning of 2015 eliminating the traditionally time-consuming, laborious tasks of test tube filling, sample cap handling and vortexing during dilutions.
Easy to use, sample to answer assay provides rapid detection of leading cause of acute gastroenteritis