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Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network describes time savings and cost benefits of qualifying the Roche CustomBiotech MycoTOOL PCR Mycoplasma Detection Kit for in-house rapid mycoplasma testing of an investigational cell therapy product.
Visit the Priorclave stand at Analytica and see their comprehensive laboratory autoclave range that includes benchtop, top and front loading autoclaves, pass-through, power-door and stackable machined.
The strain of S.agona isolated from baby milk, produces atypical colonies on XLD, false negative reporting can be (could have been?) prevented by using Rambach™ agar or CHROMagar™ Salmonella Plus as the second selective media.
There is no need for confusion about what method to use for Listeria food and environmental testing. The answer is here — Bio-Rad offers a complete solution that simplifies your Listeria testing options for faster, more comprehensive results.
The UPHO tissue homogenizer from Geneye is a new device for the rapid and effective disruption and homogenization of samples including hard and soft animal and human tissue, plant materials, cells, yeast, algae and bacteria.
Dr. Suzanne Jordan, Molecular Methods Manager at Campden BRI discusses what rapid methods are available for detection and confirmation of Salmonella in foods.
From plate filling and reagent addition to serial dilutions, the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot eliminates the influence of human error and inter-operator variability on pipetting, leading to better reproducibility.
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Hygiena InSite is a complete self-contained Salmonella test that gives presumptive positive result after activation and incubation. Ideal for food contact surfaces, processing equipment and general environmental samples.
Sartorius Microsart® range addresses the most common problems of membrane filtration, improving workflow and increasing reliability of results.
Conforming to the ISO 18385:2016 standard, Puritan’s forensics products are manufactured in an environment where stringent controls are in place to "minimize the risk of human DNA contamination in products used to collect, store and analyze biological material for forensic purposes."
Romer Labs® is expanding its RapidChek® testing solutions portfolio to include a system that detects Listeria monocytogenes. RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes is AOAC-certified for use on environmental surfaces and for various ready-to-eat foods.
The Priorclave QCS EH100 was the subject of a lot of interest at the recent Medlab exhibition. This 100 litre laboratory autoclave offers increased versatility for labs wanting to sterilise both small and taller than usual items.
INTERSCIENCE's best selling blender bags, BagFilter P, just got better with more ergonomic and user-friendly features including easier insertion of micropipettes and pipette straws, visual check for diluent volume and marking zone for traceability data.
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Meropenem-vaborbactam (M/V) MIC Test Strip (MTS™), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of meropenem-vaborbactam.
Cherwell will be taking part in this joint PHSS & PQG event which provides a forum for discussion on the revised sterile drug GMP guidelines, covering new issues like quality risk management, new technologies and procedures in the cleanroom environment.
A new multiplex real-time-RT-PCR test for virus detection in food and bottled water gives simultaneous, qualitative detection and differentiation of Hepatitis A virus, norovirus (from genogroups I & II) with a process control, bacteriophage MS2.
Hygiena’s BAX® System STEC validation in 25g ground beef samples was shown to provide reliable and accurate results within a workday. Also, accurately, and relatively rapidly, detect STEC in flour samples.
Douglas Shedden, Technical Director at Medical Wire & Equipment discusses why not all transport swabs are the same. Be sure the swabs you use are not the weak link preventing you providing your patients with the service they expect and deserve.
3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate is a two-in-one indicator test that gives both an E. coli and total coliform count in 18-24 hours for a wide variety of food samples.