Clinical Microbiology News - page 47
The MicroSeal from Porvair Sciences is a manual microplate heat sealer designed to be compact, easy-to-use and offers great performance all at an affordable list price.
VIAFLO multichannel reagent reservoirs are both economically and environmentally friendly because users can reuse the reservoir base and dispose of the reservoir inserts.
Luminex Corp. have FDA clearance for innovative multiplexing instrument with simultaneous testing for greater than 90% of bacterial, viral, and parasitic causes of infectious gastroenteritis in a single molecular test.
ImmBio are using a Synbiosis ProtoCOL 3 to count thousands of small colonies of Neisseria meningitidis plated out post Serum Bactericidal Assay (SBA), determining efficacy of new vaccines against bacterial meningitis.
INTERSCIENCE FlexiPump range for easy serial dispensing of liquids - culture media, diluents etc. any volume from 50 μl to 99L.
For easy automated colony counting, Scan colony counters count 1000 colonies in 1 sec with 98% precision, system comes with 23 pre-set media.
Granulated media compacts fine particles into small, uniform granules reducing dust generation, dispersion, and the risk of inhalation of hazardous or toxic substances.
INTEGRA FIREBOY Safety Bunsen Burners ensure high safety by eliminating the risk of gas leaking and explosion inherent in using alcohol burners, gas cookers and traditional Bunsen burners.
State-of-the-art centre will offer a full suite of capabilities including cell culture, purification, analytical solutions, protein characterization and microbiological tools.
Offering substantial saving over buying products individually the new Micronic starterpacks are ideal for smaller companies that would like to start using 2D coded tubes for sample storage.
Newly expanded space will be used for in vitro toxicology, sterility and bioburden testing for medical device manufacturers.
Assay distinguishes between RSV and hMPV, sharing a common extraction protocol, the RSV + hMPV assay can be batched alongside other Quidel Molecular assays, such as Influenza A+B PCR assay.
New CLIA classification of the illumigene Group A Streptococcus test and the illumigene Group B Streptococcus test, along with illumigene C. difficile, enables more labs to adopt molecular testing.
Designed to fill a gap in the practical reference materials currently available to support clinical laboratory practice for microbiologists, the publication was written by Professor Michael W D Wren.
An integrated filter in an homogenization bag simplifies microbiological analyses by filtering during homogenization, saving time and giving easy to count colonies.
The VACUSAFE Laboratory Aspiration System from INTEGRA is designed to provide simple, reliable and safe aspiration of hazardous waste liquids in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories.
Viral load test uses a novel dual-probe approach designed to manage patients being treated with antiviral therapies
8 multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae known to produce NDM-1, for development, verification, and evaluation of rapid detection methods, therapeutic techniques, novel antibiotics, and updated sterility protocols.
Puritan´s latest flocked swab application (No. 12/849,250) from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is for both inventing the PurFlock® Ultra swab as well as for its unique manufacturing process.
UK's Eastern Region Association of Microbiologists (ERAM) discussed food microbiology and accreditation issues at their recent meeting held at Lab M. MD Ian Morris intends to open the doors to other professional and industry organisations.