Clinical Microbiology News - page 10
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CDC has equipped labs around the USA for testing samples for zika virus infection using the CDC developed MAC-ELISA approach.
Support the development of molecular-based tools with quantitative synthetic RNA
Microbiologics building expansion will include more production capacity, expanded research and development facilities, including a virology laboratory, and additional professional offices.
Some strains of Clostridium difficile can be negative for toxins A and B but positive for binary toxin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Suitable for mid-sized to large laboratories, the real-time PCR based Amplidiag® multiplex tests allow simultaneous screening for the most relevant gastrointestinal pathogens.
A new range of autoclaves from Astell have improved appearance, operation and functionality, capacities range from 120L-344L.
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.