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New Motorized Tip Spacing Pipettes

Available in 4-, 6-, 8- and 12-channel versions, INTEGRA's VOYAGER II pipettes are the only commercially available pipette range where the tip spacing can be changed electronically, up to 40 individual custom programs can be saved making often repeated pipetting protocols even easier to implement.
Posted: 2016-10-10 C CP F O P V

Priorclave Features Energy Efficient Autoclaves at Medica

Ecofriendly Laboratory Autoclave Priorclave will be exhibiting their range of low energy laboratory autoclaves at Medica 2016, in Dusseldorf 14th - 17th November, an autoclave with a clear sided panel will allow stand visitors to see inside and view the clean, structured lines of the build.
Posted: 2016-10-05 C CP F O P V

FDA Clearance for Quidel's Solana® Influenza A+B Assay

The Solana Influenza A+B assay is a rapid molecular test for Flu A and B requiring no upfront extraction of RNA and generating an accurate result in approximately 45 minutes now with FDA approval.
Posted: 2016-10-04 C

New Smaller Footprint BD Phoenix™ M50 ID/AST System

Ideally suited to the smaller lab, the new BD Phoenix™ M50 ID/AST system helps deliver the same rapid, accurate and cost-effective testing as the legacy BD Phoenix™ 100, but within a smaller footprint.
Posted: 2016-10-03 C

Increased Demand for On-Site Calibration of SAS Air Samplers

On-site calibration of Cherwell air sampler Calibration and servicing of the SAS microbial air samplers can be done in Cherwell's own workshop or at customer facilities, which has proved an increasingly popular option as downtime its kept to the absolute minimum.
Posted: 2016-10-03 C P

Quest Launches Zika MAC-ELISA Antibody Test Service

Using the Zika MAC-ELISA test developed by the CDC, Quest Diagnostics now provides access to Zika virus antibody and molecular laboratory test services for people in the United States as well as Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories.
Posted: 2016-09-27 C

Novel Conjugate Blocking Technology Enhances Signal in Lateral Flows

For lateral flow immunoassay developers, Morffitechnology from BBI Solutions overcomes problems associated with using BSA as a conjugate blocker ie cross-reactivity, lot-to-lot variation etc.
Posted: 2016-09-27 C F O V

A FIT Sample for Faecal Occult Blood Tests

The HM-JACKarc automated FIT system, distributed in the UK exclusively by Alpha Laboratories Ltd., uses a specimen collection device specially designed to make sampling easy and to prevent f-Hb degradation.
Posted: 2016-09-27 C

Distributor for Amplidiag® Diagnostics Tests Appointed in Portugal

Amplidiag® product range includes - Amplidiag® H. pylori+ClariR, Amplidiag® Stool Parasites, Amplidiag® CarbaR+VRE, Amplidiag® C. difficile+027, Amplidiag® Bacterial GE, Amplidiag® Easy and upcoming Amplidiag® Viral GE, now distributed in Portugal by Bioportugal Química Farmacêutica Lda.
Posted: 2016-09-27 C

CDC Spends $2.5m on Lab Equipment and Supplies for Zika Detection

CDC has equipped labs around the USA for testing samples for zika virus infection using the CDC developed MAC-ELISA approach.
Posted: 2016-09-27 C O

New Quantitative Nucleic Acid Standards for Astrovirus, Sapovirus, and Norovirus

ATCC DNA Support the development of molecular-based tools with quantitative synthetic RNA
Posted: 2016-09-27 C F O

Microbiologics Starts Expansion of Company's HQ

Microbiologics building expansion will include more production capacity, expanded research and development facilities, including a virology laboratory, and additional professional offices.
Posted: 2016-09-26 C F P

Xpert® C. difficile Now Detects Binary Toxin Gene

Some strains of Clostridium difficile can be negative for toxins A and B but positive for binary toxin.
Posted: 2016-09-26 C

INTEGRA Benchtop Pipetting System for 1536-Well Plates

Benchtop pipetting system for 1536 wells Don't have enough plates to justify a fully automated robotic liquid handling system but need to run assays in 1536-well plates? INTEGRA has a new plate holder that handles 1536-well pipetting using the adaptable, easy-to-use benchtop VIAFLO 384.
Posted: 2016-09-19 C CP F O P V W

Simple, Low Cost Solution to Driving Down Hospital Infection Rates

Hygiena hand-held ATP bioluminescence monitor and UltraSnap swab Measuring the effectiveness of cleaning is the first step to limiting HAIs, visual assessment is subjective and only detects gross lapses but ATP bioluminescence is a simple, rapid method for measuring organic soil now well established in the healthcare sector.
Posted: 2016-09-13 C

Medical Wire Exhibiting Transport Swabs for Viral Specimens at ESCV

ESCV At this year's ESCV annual meeting, Medical Wire will be showcasing their key products for clinical virology sample collection and transportation - the Sigma-Virocult® and Sigma-VCM™ are suitable for use in either cell culture or molecular techniques.
Posted: 2016-09-13 C

bioMérieux Awarded Multi-year Agreement with NHS for Bacterial Screening of Platelets

Blood Platelet Screening BacTAlert The BacT/ALERT® is an IVD CE marked and FDA 510K quality control testing device cleared for platelets screening to detect both aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms in a platelet sample.
Posted: 2016-09-05 C

New Distributor of Mobidiag Multiplex Gastrointestinal Tests to CEE Countries

Suitable for mid-sized to large laboratories, the real-time PCR based Amplidiag® multiplex tests allow simultaneous screening for the most relevant gastrointestinal pathogens.
Posted: 2016-09-05 C

New Look Autoclave Range from Astell Scientific

A new range of autoclaves from Astell have improved appearance, operation and functionality, capacities range from 120L-344L.
Posted: 2016-09-01 C CP F O P V W

Sterilise Large Bulky Items in Priorclave’s New 400 Litre Autoclave

400 Litre Autoclave Part of Priorclave's established Q63 range, the new 400 litre autoclave offers an affordable, energy conscious and versatile laboratory steam steriliser, the taller chamber profile makes it ideal for any lab needing to sterilise large, bulky items.
Posted: 2016-09-01 C CP F O P V

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