Latest Clinical Microbiology News
With no hinged door, Astell Scientific range of circular chamber autoclaves have improved access whilst needing a reduced amount of floor space.
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.
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.
Tablet with microplate app and electronic pipette are first Internet of Things devices in the Gilson Connect Family.
The FDA, CDC, and WHO all acknowledge that existing POC immunodiagnostic tests for flu perform poorly. Molecular testing is recommended.
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.
The CAMPYLOBACTER QUIK CHEK™ test is a rapid a rapid membrane enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay that detects Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli antigen in human stool in less than 30 minutes with high positive predictive value.
After capping 96 sample tubes in one action, the Capcluster retaining foil can be simply removed to leave each tube individual securely capped.
Next generation of low temperature bead storage systems developed by Technical Service Consultants, optimise recovery without extra workload. PROTECT SELECT Anaerobe, Dairy, Yeasts & Moulds provide unique formulations that are tailored to biomass recovery.
Diagnostics.ai's technology automates the analysis and reporting of results, with built-in quality control, ensuring accuracy and standardisation. The innovative system removes manual steps, delivering a digitised and paperless system
AstellBio offers custom built sterilization systems designed to treat waste water from BSL level 3 laboratories and other specialist research and high containment facilities.
MAST Isoplex® DNA Lyo is based on LAMP technology, just add primers. The kit allows for continuous amplification of target genes rather then restricted to short periods of amplification as seen in PCR cycling giving large quantities of DNA in a shorter reaction time.
The BD MAX™ Check-Points CPO assay provides detection of the five most common carbapenemase genes in less than 2.5 hours
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.
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.
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.
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.
A fully secure connection between autoclave and Astell Scientific, for the benefit of software updates, data interrogation and end-user troubleshooting.
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.
New PCS® Software includes some advanced features created to improve various lab processes, such as pipette identification, scheduling and reporting.