Clinical Microbiology News - page 54
INTEGRA has announced a new disposable reagent reservoir system that combines low-cost, stackable, crystal clear polystyrene reservoirs with clearly marked, graduated and reusable bases.
MRSA strains grown in the presence of chromogenic substrates produce deep pink to magenta colonies. Selective agents will inhibit non-MRSA strains.
Prolisa Cryptosporidium/Giardia EIA for the qualitative detection of Cryptosporidium and Giardia lamblia antigens in human faecal specimens from patients displaying gastrointestinal symptoms.
The Compact C40 vacuum autoclave is the first priorclave to become available with stand-off legs, providing easy access beneath the steam steriliser for cleaning and disinfection of laboratory work surfaces to prevent spread of
From life science to environmental, industrial and food-related applications, there are electrodes designed with the exact characteristics required for convenient and accurate pH measurements.
CHROMATIC MH is a chromogenic medium for the presumptive identification and susceptibility testing of bacteria directly from clinical and environmental specimens.
The Mast UriSystem comprises a group of instrumentation to facilitate the rapid detection of urine pathogens, streamlining the process and significantly reducing 'hands on time'.
Enabling labs to fill up to 1100 Petri dishes / hour or deep dishes with high volumes of media (up to 60ml / dish) the MEDIAJET Turbo mode enhances both productivity and operational flexibility.
As a dedicated design and manufacturing centre for autoclaves, Priorclave has created one of the largest ranges of standard steam sterilisers, from compact bench-top front loading to free-standing top-loading and high capacity front-loading
In a single automated test, the Verigene BC-S test provides detection of Staphylococcus aureus , Staphylococcus epidermidis , and the mecA gene.
The Thermo Scientific MaxQ High Performance (HP) Orbital Digital Shakers consist of open air and incubated bench-top models and incubated or refrigerated floor models.
Stuart's SI500 combined shaker/incubator and the SI505 model for microtitre plates are now available with IQ/OQ documentation, meeting the requirements of customers in regulated industries.
Test detects the C. difficile common antigen glutamate dehydrogenase (or GDH). This assay has already been successfully launched and accepted in global markets as an excellent screening option for C. difficile .
Developed in 1981 by Technical Service Consultants Limited, the original low temperature bead storage system is ideal for long term maintenance of stock and quality control microorganisms.
This grant, deriving from a very thorough and careful examination, strengthens COPAN's patent portfolio around the world for its flocked swab invention.
Establishing the relationships between bacterial isolates is mandatory to reliably identify the source and trace the spread of a specific pathogenic strain.
The work EUCAST carries out to harmonize breakpoints throughout Europe is extremely important given the constantly evolving microbial environment. bioMérieux is committed to providing relevant susceptibility results by updating their Antibiotic
Streamlines analysis by replacing the traditional vacuum filtration system with a small peristaltic-action pump that draws aqueous samples through a membrane filter. Filtrate is channeled directly to drain.
Pro-Lab Diagnostics has launched an immunoassay for rapid and accurate screening of patients with suspected Clostridium difficile infection.
Medical Wire has a number of products for monitoring food handling and processing environments including NRS II Transwabs®, Polywipes for swabbing larger areas and Coliform Isolation Transwab®.