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IDbyDNA and ARUP Laboratories to Develop NGS Tests

IDbyDNA and ARUP Laboratories have announced a strategic partnership to develop and commercialize novel next-generation sequencing (NGS) infectious disease tests that are more comprehensive, more sensitive, and more accurate than conventional
Posted: 2017-08-01 C

FDA Clears Identification of Mycobacteria, Nocardia and Moulds on VITEK® MS

With more than 15,000 distinct strains, VITEK MS provides the microbiology lab with the most comprehensive Mass Spectrometry database to improve clinical decision-making for infectious diseases.
Posted: 2017-08-01 C

Robotic Track Based Aliquoter and Container Scanning System on Show at AACC

Yaskawa Motoman’s process automation systems are engineered to collect and analyze specimen processing data. Multiple connectivity and configurability options facilitate data exchange across information systems and ensure compatibility with future IT architecture.
Posted: 2017-08-01 C

Thermal Printer Gives Better Clarity on Autoclave Sterilisation Cycle

The new thermal printer will be rolled out across the entire Priorclave range of laboratory autoclaves such as benchtop, top loading and all front loading designs including those with cylindrical and rectangular chambers, double-door models and stackable units.
Posted: 2017-07-31 C CP O P V

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Tedizolid (TZD)

FDA Cleared MIC Test Strip Tedizolid Tedizolid is the seventh in a long series of MIC Test Strip items to be approved by the FDA, following recent approval of the Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime and Telavancin strips.
Posted: 2017-07-27 C

Outbreak Highlights Risk of Salmonella Infection from Working in Microbiology Lab

PulseNet has helped CDC and public health officials identify a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to use of the bacterium in clinical, commercial and teaching microbiology laboratories.
Posted: 2017-07-25 C O

Rules for Automated Urine Culture Screening Can be Customized

Using the BD Kiestra™ ReadA™ compact’s intelligent incubation and imaging device with high-throughput robotics to perform time series imaging, plates with no significant growth can be automatically released for disposal and the results reported to the customer’s compatible laboratory information system (LIS).
Posted: 2017-07-25 C

When Science Becomes Art – Olympus Image of the Year Award

Be in with a chance to win a microscope by entering Olympus’ Image of the Year European Life Science Light Microscopy Award, judges are looking for artistic and visual aspects, scientific impact and microscope proficiency.
Posted: 2017-07-25 C CP F O P V

FDA Clearance for ARIES C. difficile Assay Detecting both Toxin A and B

The ARIES® C. difficile Assay detects both toxin A and toxin B, which may reduce the probability of a false negative result from strains that only produce toxin A.
Posted: 2017-07-25 C

Download Astell's New Autoclave Catalogue

The Astell catalogue covers all eight autoclave ranges from circular to square section, 33 litre benchtop up to 1200 litre pass-through, and including options for cooling, vacuum and direct steam amongst others.
Posted: 2017-07-24 C CP F O P V

COPAN Diagnostics Inc. Showcasing PhenoMATRIX™ Smart Algorithms at AACC in San Diego

PhenoMATRIX - automated read, interpret and segregate bacterial cultures PhenoMATRIX™ is a sophisticated suite of algorithms that uses AI to automatically count and recognize organisms, giving microbiology labs the ability to read, interpret and segregate bacterial cultures.
Posted: 2017-07-24 C

TSC Templates Ensure Accurate and Consistent Surface Sampling

Sterile single use template for environmental monitoring of surfaces Single use, sterile 10 x 10cm sampling templates from Technical Service Consultants can be used with either swabs or sponges for environmental monitoring of surfaces in food processing, cleanroom or other critical environments.
Posted: 2017-07-21 C CP F O P V

Immunoassay for Giardia, Cryptosporidium and E. histolytica in Fecal Specimens

TECHLAB®, Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the TRI-COMBO PARASITE SCREEN™ test. The TRI-COMBO PARASITE SCREEN ™ test is an enzyme immunoassay for simultaneous qualitative
Posted: 2017-07-18 C

Samco Clicktainer Vials - Secure and Reliable Sample Collection and Transport

The wide 53 mm opening on the Thermo Scientific Clicktainer vials is designed for easy specimen collection and handling. The click mechanism is both audible and tactile, assuring users that their samples are safe.
Posted: 2017-07-18 C CP F O P V W

CE-IVD Marking for ELITechGroup Multiplex Viral Meningitis Panel

Meningitis Viral 2 ELITe MGB® Panel The Meningitis Viral 2 ELITe MGB® Panel, validated with cerebrospinal fluid samples detects and differentiates Enterovirus, Parechovirus and Adenovirus in single reaction.
Posted: 2017-07-17 C

New Entamoeba histolytica Monoclonal Antibodies for ELISA or Lateral Flow

ViroStat has just released a set of new mouse monoclonal antibodies to E. histolytica. These new antibodies function in ELISA and lateral flow applications and thus serve as excellent tools for the detection of this parasite.
Posted: 2017-07-17 C O

CE-IVD Mark for Luminex ARIES® Norovirus Assay from Stool Specimens

Easy to use, sample to answer assay provides rapid detection of leading cause of acute gastroenteritis
Posted: 2017-07-11 C

Fecal Transwab® - MWE’s 'Super Swab' That Ticks All The Boxes!

New generation pre-analytics from Medical Wire Part of the new generation of preanalyticals, Fecal Transwab® is a new method of collecting and presenting stool specimens that is both compatible with automated processing systems while offering faster turn round for manual processing.
Posted: 2017-07-11 C

New IUL Colony Counter Automatically Adjusts for Colony and Agar Type

IUL Automatic Colony Counter SphereFlash@ is the new automatic colony counter from IUL that automatically adjusts all parameters depending on the colony and agar type so no user input is required it also eliminates any reflections that may interfere with image processing.
Posted: 2017-07-05 C CP F O P V

Free Demo of Superior Multichannel Pipetting Results

Free demo of GripTips in your own lab Get INTEGRA to demonstrate in your own lab how you can achieve better multichannel pipetting results, avoid repetitive strain injuries and speed up your working process.
Posted: 2017-07-04 C CP F O P V
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