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Disks for Simple, Efficient Confirmation of CPE and OXA-48

mastdiscs® combi Carba plus (D73C) can be used in conjunction with mastdiscs® ID range – CAT™ID (D71C), to confirm and differentiate enzymes expressed by CPE once screened positive for carbapenemase activity.
Posted: 2017-06-20 C

LBT to Distribute APAS® Automated Plate Interpretation System in Australia/NZ

The APAS® is a breakthrough artificial intelligence technology for the automated imaging, image analysis, interpretation and reporting of growth on microbiology culture plates after incubation.
Posted: 2017-06-20 C

FDA Clearance for True Sample-to-Answer Solution™ Respiratory Panel

The ePlex RP Panel from GenMark Diagnostics detects over 20 viral and bacterial pathogens that commonly cause upper respiratory infections.
Posted: 2017-06-20 C

DISPENSMAN - an Accurate and Safe Bottle-top Dispenser

The three-position nozzle controls the dispensing of liquids, the removal of air in the system to avoid liquid loss, and includes an anti-drip safety feature that returns liquid to the bottle.
Posted: 2017-06-13 C CP F O P V

CE Marked STI Panel Detects and Differentiates in One Single Reaction

ELITe InGenius instrument ELITechGroup now have CE-IVD marking for the STI ELITe MGB® Panel, a real-time PCR multiplex assay for the detection of C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae and M. genitalium.
Posted: 2017-06-13 C

SpeeDx and Cepheid Announce Partnership on European Distribution

ResistancePlus MG test, the first CE-IVD test for Mycoplasma genitalium to combine detection with testing for azithromycin resistance
Posted: 2017-06-12 C

Fast, Routine and Cost-effective Strain Typing for Hospital Infection Control

The IR Biotyper™ System enables fast, routine and cost-effective strain typing for hospital infection control and earlier detection of outbreaks due to multi-resistant strains. The MALDI Biotyper®-based KPC Microbial Subtyping detects Klebsiella pneumoniae strains carrying carbapenemase-encoding blaKPC gene.
Posted: 2017-06-06 C

How One Lab Ended Manual Capping and De-Capping

The Micronic Univo Electric Capper CP480 can seal an entire rack of 96 tubes within 7 seconds and has a guaranteed evenly capping result.
Posted: 2017-06-06 C O P

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Telavancin (TLV)

MIC Strips for Saureus Telavancin A quantitative assay for determining the MIC of telavancin against Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant isolates) and Enterococcus faecalis (vancomycin-susceptible isolates only).
Posted: 2017-06-06 C

High Throughput Biological Sample Collection & Processing

VIAFLO processing dried blood samples Overcoming the limitations of 8 channel pipettes, the semi-automated VIAFLO 96 is now an integral part of Neoteryx’s Mitra® Microsampling device capable of handling hundreds or thousands of biological samples per day all within a small footprint.
Posted: 2017-06-06 C CP F O P V

Microbiome Project Tracked Colonization of Newly Opened Hospital

A year long study at the University of Chicago Medicine has tracked the microbiome of a newly opened hospital, the study, “Bacterial colonization and succession in a newly opened hospital,” began two months before the University of Chicago
Posted: 2017-05-30 C

FDA Clearance for Solana® C. difficile Molecular Assay

The Solana C. difficile Assay is an easy-to-use, accurate, molecular diagnostic test that generates an accurate result in about 35 minutes from stool specimens.
Posted: 2017-05-30 C

Sensitive, Reliable and Rapid Detection of Cryptococcal Infection

Lateral Flow Cryptococcal Antigen in serum and Cerebrospinal fluid Immuno mycologics The IMMY CrAg® LFA (Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay) is the first and only immunochromatographic dipstick assay for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of the cryptococcal capsular antigen in serum, plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Posted: 2017-05-25 C

Metagenomic Discovery Service for Complete, Distinct Genomes from Microbiome Samples

Get complete, distinct genomes from microbiome samples easily and affordably—without culturing or high-molecular-weight DNA extraction.
Posted: 2017-05-23 C O

Role of Embedded Antimicrobials in the Healthcare Environment - White Paper

Independent third-party testing consistently confirms that routine cleaning alone is not enough to maintain truly clean environments, especially in healthcare settings. Dr. Gina Sloan, Director of Innovations at Microban has written a white paper about the role of embedded antimicrobials.
Posted: 2017-05-23 C F O

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Surveillance with BIOMIC® V3

The BIOMIC V3 Microbiology System digitally reads, interprets, and records standard AMR tests including antibiotic disk diffusion, 96-well microtiter, and Etest/MIC Strips.
Posted: 2017-05-22 C

Baker Ruskinn Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation to Feature at ASM Microbe

Small footprint anaerobic chamber Baker will feature the Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation at ASM Microbe 2017 in New Orleans, LA, Booth # 2546. If you are using more than 20 anaerobic jars per week the affordably priced Baker Bugbox delivers a lower cost per plate and the ability to examine plates without oxygen exposure.
Posted: 2017-05-22 C CP F O P V W

Low Volume Storage Tube for Genomic Applications

The Micronic 0.30ml tube with external thread has a working volume of 210µl, ideal for RNA/DNA libraries.
Posted: 2017-05-12 C F O P V

Compact Top Loading Autoclave for Labs with Limited Space

Top loading autoclaves for small labs When lab floor space is limited, the Priorclave QCS range of top loading autoclaves allows small and tall objects to be sterilised side-by-side in a single process - at bench-height and mounted on casters, the range is easy to install, and ideal for regularly reconfigured facilities.
Posted: 2017-05-11 C CP F O P V

Walk-away System Counts Colonies on Over 300 Plates per Hour

High throughput labs can look forward to completely hands-free automated colony counting of up to 300 Petri dishes per hour.
Posted: 2017-05-09 C CP F P V
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