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INTEGRA Highlights Benefits of Low Retention Pipette Tips

INTEGRA’s Low Retention GripTips – designed to work in combination with the company’s range of manual and electronic pipettes – offer an ideal solution to overcome this issue, ensuring optimal liquid recovery and improving experimental results.
Posted: 2017-11-17 C CP F P V

CE Marking for Micro-Dx™ - Automated Direct Pathogen Diagnosis

Micro-Dx™ is based on walk-away automated human DNA removal and pathogen DNA enrichment from samples combined with the amplification and sequencing of parts of the 16S and 18S rRNA genes for the direct diagnosis of bacterial and fungal pathogens, respectively.
Posted: 2017-11-14 C

MWE Sigma Transwabs® and Fecal Transwabs® Compatible with Copan WASP®

Sigma Transwab® and Fecal Transwab® transport devices have been successfully validated for use on the COPAN WASP® Walk Away Specimen Processor in accordance with Cumitech 31A. Visit Medical Wire at MEDICA Dusseldorf 13-16 November.
Posted: 2017-11-13 C

See Priorclave's Energy Efficient Autoclaves at Medica

The Priorclave range of research and laboratory autoclaves should appeal to lab managers looking for a highly reliable, energy-efficient steriliser that can provide an extremely low-cost of ownership throughout its life cycle.
Posted: 2017-11-09 C CP F O P V W

Study Outlines ‘Perfect Storm’ that Led to Antibiotic Resistance Epidemic

The nearly simultaneous emergence of a gene responsible for producing carbapenemases - enzymes that kill the most powerful antibiotics used against life-threatening, multidrug-resistant bacterial infections - coupled with the introduction of a
Posted: 2017-11-08 C

FDA Clearance for Direct Detection of Strep from Throat Swabs

Replacement of rapid antigen testing by the ARIES® Group A Strep Assay will allow for a much faster definitive diagnosis of these infections and greatly enhanced patient care by ensuring timely administration of antibiotic therapy."
Posted: 2017-11-07 C

TwistDx’s Alternative to PCR - Same Specificity, But Faster

Isothermal DNA/RNA amplification technology represents a versatile solution for nucleic acid detection, offering the same specificity as PCR but much faster results – typically within three to 10 minutes.
Posted: 2017-11-07 C

Selective Growth of Colistin Resistant Bacteria on CHROMagar™ COL-APSE

Colistin resistance is becoming more common in a number of human, animal and environmental bacterial pathogens. CHROMagar™ COL-APSE is the go-to primary isolation medium to recover colistin resistant bacteria from a range of samples.
Posted: 2017-10-30 C

New Advanced Pipetting Academy Makes You a Pipetting Master

Alpha Laboratories and Sartorius launched Advanced Pipetting Academy™, an ISO9001 and ISO13485 accredited training programme. The state-of-the-art online course covers Advanced Pipetting Techniques, Cell Culture Techniques, Pipette Service and more!
Posted: 2017-10-25 C F P

New Multiplex Real-time PCR Kits Detect Clinically Relevant β-lactamase Genes

Two new kits available from Alpha Labs - detect 9 carbapenemases, ESBLs and plasmid-mediated ampC gene families and target 6 plasmid-mediated ampC resistance gene families differentiating plasmid-mediated ampC β-lactamase resistance from chromosomal resistance.
Posted: 2017-10-25 C

What's Holding Up Field-based Pathogen Detection - White Paper

12 factors have been identified as holding up the introduction of field based PCR instruments for in field or POC/PON testing. Download the white paper to see if you agree!
Posted: 2017-10-24 C F

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Clindamycin (CD)

Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Clindamycin (CD) Clindamycin is the ninth in a long series of MIC Test Strip items to be approved by the FDA, following recent approval of the Delafloxacin, Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime, Telavancin and Tedizolidstrips.
Posted: 2017-10-20 C

Are You Prepared for the Flu Season Ahead?

Viral Transport Medium swabs for flu NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has told the NHS to brace itself for a bad flu season ahead. To help with response planning, Medical Wire offer combined collection and transport systems for viruses, which are tried and tested to give the most accurate diagnosis.
Posted: 2017-10-20 C

CE Marked GenomEra® Norovirus Test for Stool Specimens

Rapid and easy to use qualitative in vitro diagnostic (IVD) nucleic acid test for the detection and differentiation of norovirus genogroups I and II from raw or unpreserved unformed stool specimens or Copan eSwab preserved stool specimens.
Posted: 2017-10-17 C

New Video Demonstrates Fast and Easy Microplate Pipetting

Best way to pipette into microplates The best way to pipette into microplates - the benchtop VIAFLO 96 and 384 channel pipettes can transfer entire plates in a single step, increasing throughput and reproducibility, suitable for wide range of applications such as ELISA, PCR and nucleic acid and protein extraction.
Posted: 2017-10-12 C CP F O P V

FTlyo Enteric Fever Kit - Ready-to-use Reagents for Multiplex PCR Detection

The FTlyo Enteric fever kit includes blood collection tubes containing a proprietary Salmonella enrichment broth and ready-to-use multiplex PCR for detection of: Salmonella spp., Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi, Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi including an internal control.
Posted: 2017-10-10 C

Pipet Controller Does One Button Aliquoting

The Ovation ali-Q incorporates a proprietary intelligent measuring system to precisely measure and dispense aliquots with minimal input from the user. The user simply sets an aliquot volume on the volume-set dial and with a single press of the unique aliquot button dispenses each aliquot.
Posted: 2017-10-09 C CP F O P V W

Efficacy of MWE’s Liquid Medium Transport Swabs on BioFire FilmArray® Platform

10th European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics New study at EMMD 2017, shows efficacy of MWE’s range of liquid medium transport swabs on the BioFire FilmArray® platform, including FilmArray® Blood Culture Identification panel, FilmArray® GI panel, and FilmArray® Respiratory panel.
Posted: 2017-10-09 C

Emergency Use Authorization for First Rapid Zika IgM Test

The DPP® Zika System, which provides results in 15-20 minutes from only 10µL of blood, is the first rapid Zika test to receive an FDA EUA for use in high and moderate complexity CLIA certified laboratories.
Posted: 2017-10-03 C

Multichannel Pipetting to Make You Smile

GripTips - Best way to keep pipette tips on pipette Take the ‘pain’ out of multichannel pipetting - INTEGRA’s handheld multichannel pipettes and GripTip system allow tips to effortlessly snap onto the pipette and ensures they are always firmly attached, perfectly aligned and easily ejected.
Posted: 2017-10-03 C CP F O P V W
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