Latest Clinical Microbiology News
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.
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.
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.
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.
Easy to use, sample to answer assay provides rapid detection of leading cause of acute gastroenteritis
Part of the new generation of preanalyticals, Fecal Transwab® is a new method of collecting and presenting stool specimens that is both compatible with automated processing systems while offering faster turn round for manual processing.
SphereFlash@ is the new automatic colony counter from IUL that automatically adjusts all parameters depending on the colony and agar type so no user input is required it also eliminates any reflections that may interfere with image processing.
Get INTEGRA to demonstrate in your own lab how you can achieve better multichannel pipetting results, avoid repetitive strain injuries and speed up your working process.
Consortium has secured £933k in funding from Innovate UK for work on a novel class of drugs based on bacteriocins – potent toxins produced by bacteria to kill closely-related strains.
Priorclave North America customers gain notable savings in reduced energy, water, and maintenance costs by adopting a proper research-grade laboratory autoclave.
Recent study shows that CHROMagar media has no influence on microbial identification by MALDI-TOF MS and that both technologies can be used together for identification of microorganisms.
mastdiscs® combi Carba plus (D73C) can be used in conjunction with mastdiscs® ID range – CAT™ID (D71C), to confirm and differentiate enzymes expressed by CPE once screened positive for carbapenemase activity.
The APAS® is a breakthrough artificial intelligence technology for the automated imaging, image analysis, interpretation and reporting of growth on microbiology culture plates after incubation.