Clinical Microbiology News - page 3
The combination of Fast Track Diagnostics' kits and FastFinder’s artificial intelligence will considerably improve the processes within laboratories. The software is developed under ISO13485 standards and is CE IVD-certified.
In order to optimize sample traceability during clinical research processes, Micronic launches the 4.00ml tube with external thread. The 2D coded tube is
Sartorius’ Microsart® Mycoplasma range can be used to investigate the correlation between CFU and GC, required by different authorities before an assay is accepted to be used in quality control of cell culture products.
LiDia® BSI is a closed cartridge-based test that rapidly identifies low levels of bacterial and fungal pathogens and resistance markers direct from whole blood.
Laser PCR® uses nanomaterials to control temperature cycles at the nano scale, accelerating PCR reaction times by a factor of ten and opening the door for applications in multiple time-sensitive settings.
Sterilwave 100 is a compact solution for the decontamination of potentially hazardous medical waste, complying with environment protection requirements and the strictest international regulations
Videos tutorials are now available to guide users through Astell’s autoclave functions.
Industry association of diagnostic manufacturers call on the UK for funding to increase uptake of rapid diagnostics that will decrease prescription and use of antibiotics.
New explainer video shows why you should be incorporating rapidmicrobiology into your 2018 marketing plans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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."
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!