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Rapid Mycoplasma Kit Qualified for Cell Therapy In-house QC

In-house Mycoplasma Testing 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.
Posted: 2018-03-16 C O P

Reliable and Efficient Lab Autoclaves at Analytica 2018

Reliable autoclaves on show at Analytica 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.
Posted: 2018-03-08 C CP F O P V W

Salmonella from Recent Contamination of Baby Milk Gives Atypical Colonies on XLD

S.agona on XLD agar 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.
Posted: 2018-03-07 F

Listeria Detection Made Easy

Bio-Rad range of chromogenic media for Listeria 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.
Posted: 2018-03-06 F

Upgrade Sample Preparation Flexibility and Ease of Use with UPHO

UPHO tissue homogenizer 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.
Posted: 2018-03-05 C CP F O P V

Rapid Detection Methods for Salmonella in Foods

Salmonella growing on SS agar Dr. Suzanne Jordan, Molecular Methods Manager at Campden BRI discusses what rapid methods are available for detection and confirmation of Salmonella in foods.
Posted: 2018-03-02 F

INTEGRA Offers Hands-free Multichannel Pipetting

Hands-free Multichannel Pipetting from INTEGRA 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.
Posted: 2018-03-01 C CP F O P V W

Microbiology Insider

Free copy of Microbiology Insider magazine For the latest industry and product news, download your free copy of our Microbiology Insider magazine today!
Posted: 2018-03-01 F

Salmonella Testing - Fast, Convenient and Accurate

InSite Salmonella 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.
Posted: 2018-03-01 F

Improve Microbial Detection in Filterable Samples

Improve Microbial Detection in Filterable Samples Sartorius Microsart® range addresses the most common problems of membrane filtration, improving workflow and increasing reliability of results.
Posted: 2018-02-23 P W

Puritan Forensic Products Certified to Meet ISO 18385:2016

Puritan Forensic Products Certified to Meet Strict Global Environmental Standard 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."
Posted: 2018-02-19 O

Romer Labs Launches AOAC-Certified RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes

RapidCheck Listeria monocytogenes for environmental samples 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.
Posted: 2018-02-19 F

Versatile Autoclave Draws in Visitors at Medlab Exhibition

Priorclave Draws in Visitors at Medlab exhibition 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. 
Posted: 2018-02-16 C CP F O P V W

Improved BagFilter P - Blender Bags with a Lateral Filter

Blender bag with lateral filter 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.
Posted: 2018-02-16 F

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Meropenem-vaborbactam (M/V)

Meropenem-vaborbactamMIC 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.
Posted: 2018-02-13 C

Cherwell to Participate in Key EU GMP Annex 1 Conference

Sterile Medicine Manufacture 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.
Posted: 2018-02-12 P

foodproof® Norovirus (GI, GII) Plus Hepatitis A Virus Detection Kit

Multiplex real-time-RT-PCR test for virus detection in food and bottled water 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.
Posted: 2018-02-07 F W

AOAC-RI Validation for BAX® System Non-O157:H7 STEC in Flour and Beef

BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay Suite for non-O157:H7 STEC 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.
Posted: 2018-02-06 F

Transport Swabs - The Interface Between Laboratory and Patient

Transwabs - ISO 15189 compliant certificate for each batch 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.
Posted: 2018-02-05 C

Next Day Results for Both E.coli and Coliforms on One Plate

Test for E.coli and Coliforms on one plate 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.
Posted: 2018-02-02 F

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