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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

InnovaPrep Launches New Generation Concentrating Pipette

The CP Select is the new generation of the popular Concentrating Pipette and is an automated, rapid bio-concentration device for modern microbiology. The system replaces centrifugation and enrichment methods as a front-end to microbial detection.
Posted: 2017-09-27 C CP F O P V W

CE-IVD For Tetracore Portable Real-time PCR Thermocycler

The T-COR 8 can perform molecular tests in an "open" mode, allowing researchers and developers to create new tests on the next generation instrument using the built-in custom protocol creator.
Posted: 2017-09-26 C

Arup Offers Explify™ Respiratory a NGS Test for Respiratory Infections

Using IDbyDNA’s Taxonomer software, a DNA search engine that can rapidly identify any organism by its genetic material, the Explify Respiratory detects more than 200 common and rare bacterial, fungal, and viral respiratory pathogens with a single test.
Posted: 2017-09-26 C

First Automated Phenotypic Test for Carbapenemase Producing Organisms

Fully integrated within BD Phoenix panels, the new BD Phoenix CPO detect test enables laboratories to offer a more comprehensive antimicrobial susceptibility test profile while improving laboratory process efficiency.
Posted: 2017-09-26 C

Bruker Acquires MERLIN Adding Speciality AST and ART

MERLIN will become Bruker´s Center of Excellence for specialty biochemical and selected, high-value MALDI Biotyper-based antibiotic resistance and susceptibility testing
Posted: 2017-09-26 C V

Recapping Large Format Sample Storage Tubes Effectively

Best way to recap 48-well and 24-well format sample storage tubes securely and uniformly, ensuring an optimal sealing performance - the Univo Screw Cap Recapper is a hand held, cost effective solution.
Posted: 2017-09-21 C CP F O P V

PENTAX Medical Europe Launch Unique Duodenoscope with Disposable Elevator Cap

PENTAX Medical’s DEC™ Duodenoscope obtains CE mark, offering clinicians a unique solution for enhancing infection prevention and improving reprocessing efficiency.
Posted: 2017-09-20 C

COPAN Installs Landmark, 60th WASPLab™

60th WASP installed COPAN have installed the 60th WASPLab™, a fully automated specimen processor and work-up system for microbiology, which comprises robotic culture and incubation of specimens, digital imaging and artificial intelligence to assist interpretation and reporting of patient results.
Posted: 2017-09-18 C

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Delafloxacin (DLX)

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Delafloxacin (DLX) Delafloxacin is the eighth in a long series of MIC Test Strips to be approved by the FDA, following recent approval of the Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime, Telavancin and Tedizolid strips.
Posted: 2017-09-14 C V

Protect Your Samples from Acidification When Shipped On Dry Ice

Standard centrifuge tubes do not provide a reliable barrier against CO2 and even during short term dry ice storage can result in acidification of samples. The new ProtectR® tubes prevent costly damage to molecular and cellular solutions.
Posted: 2017-09-06 C CP P V

New Automation Friendly Reservoirs Save Reagents and Reduce Plastic Waste

Reduce laboratory plastic waste The INTEGRA Clear Advantage™ family now includes disposable, sterile, clear polystyrene reagent reservoir inserts. With clearly visible volume graduations, the inserts sit securely within a sturdy, SBS-format, reusable base.
Posted: 2017-09-05 C CP F O P V

Sponge Sampling Kits Ideal for Swabbing Large and Irregular Surfaces

Surface sampling sponge comes with neutralizing buffer TSC sampling sponges for monitoring surface hygiene come pre-moistened with a unique neutraliser to prevent inhibition from residual disinfectants and sanitisers. Presented in an all-in-one, ready to use kit complete with plastic gloves and sponge.
Posted: 2017-09-05 C CP F O P V

Southern Group Laboratory (SGL) Celebrates 25 Years of Prepared Media

Ready to Use Culture Media SGL is a UK based manufacturer dedicated to serving microbiology laboratories across all sectors with prepared culture media and associated products for microbiology. To mark its 25 year anniversary SGL launches its new look branding and new website.
Posted: 2017-09-04 C CP F O P V

5 Reasons Why You Should Join the rapidmicrobiology Networks

Join rapidmicrobiology social networks Get the rapidmicrobiology eNewsletter every week, for focused microbiology products and services for your lab plus the latest training courses and conferences. Follow us on follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
Posted: 2017-08-18 C CP F O P V W

New Dual Paediatric Blood or Serum Tube Pack Extends SpeciSafe® Range

SpeciSafe packs provide a shock resistant protective casing for primary containers ensuring compliance to UN3373 standards when used with 95kPa vials.
Posted: 2017-08-15 C

Healthcare Facilities Begin Work to Prevent Legionella Growth in Water Systems

EMLab P&K offers laboratory and planning services to Medicare certified healthcare facilities who are building and instituting water management plans in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ recent memorandum.
Posted: 2017-08-14 C

New Primer Pairs for LDTs for P. jirovecii, Group C and G Strep

Laboratories are better able to customize assay designs, improve test availability and control costs with access to commercially developed molecular reagents.
Posted: 2017-08-08 C

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