Featured Microbiology News - page 2
The award winning ScanStation automatically counts colonies on plates as they are formed, with results possible in 8 hrs. Intended for food, pharma and personal care labs, the system delivers faster, objective results whilst using standard methods.
Bio-Rad has introduced a new easy and fast solution to the problem of detecting free DNA in environmental water testing which can lead to overestimation of number of Legionella present in the sample.
Sigma Transwab® and Fecal Transwab® transport devices have been successfully validated for use on the COPAN WASP® Walk Away Specimen Processor in accordance with Cumitech 31A. Visit Medical Wire at MEDICA Dusseldorf 13-16 November.
Protect the internal components of your pipettes from contamination with this cost-effective alternative to filter tips, the flexible foam design of iNLABTEC pipette filter plugs offer the unique versatility to fit into any brand of pipette with cone opening of 3 - 4.5 mm.
SGL's Aircheck® and Surfacecheck® plates are designed for environmental monitoring of cleanrooms and isolators - irradiated, triple wrapped plates are pharmacopoeia compliant, bespoke formulation.
Dr. Andrew Pridmore, Head of Microbiology at Don Whitley Scientific discusses how to choose the best spiral plater for your lab and how it will help achieve easier validation and traceability of plating results, plus reduced cost per test on consumables and labour.
AOAC INTERNATIONAL validated Bio-Rad’s iQ-Check® Salmonella II Real-Time PCR Kit as a First Action Official Method of Analysis (OMA method number 2017.06) for the detection of Salmonella spp, 12 hours in raw meat and 20 hours for all other samples.
Colistin resistance is becoming more common in a number of human, animal and environmental bacterial pathogens. CHROMagar™ COL-APSE is the go-to primary isolation medium to recover colistin resistant bacteria from a range of samples.
The latest version of MODA-EM™ Paperless Environmental Monitoring solution, now has additional features focusing on data integrity, data visibility and data review.
This November, Cherwell Laboratories supports two conferences: the NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Technical Services Symposium 2017, and the Pharmaceutical Microbiology: The Past, Present and Future (Pharmig’s 25th Annual Conference).
Two new kits available from Alpha Labs - detect 9 carbapenemases, ESBLs and plasmid-mediated ampC gene families and target 6 plasmid-mediated ampC resistance gene families differentiating plasmid-mediated ampC β-lactamase resistance from chromosomal resistance.
Environmental monitoring helps to prevent contamination of your finished products. Here is how Romer Labs can help you test your production environment without the need to invest in expensive equipment or intensive training for your staff. Watch Now.
Clindamycin is the ninth in a long series of MIC Test Strip items to be approved by the FDA, following recent approval of the Delafloxacin, Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime, Telavancin and Tedizolidstrips.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has told the NHS to brace itself for a bad flu season ahead. To help with response planning, Medical Wire offer combined collection and transport systems for viruses, which are tried and tested to give the most accurate diagnosis.
Detection and enumeration of C. perfringens from food and water samples can be made easier with CHROMagar™ C.perfringens, a selective media which does not require any agar overlay, C. perfringens appear as easy to count orange colonies.
The Pall GeneDisc® solution detects emerging beer spoilage bacteria Lactobacillus acetotolerans as well as other beer spoilage organisms.
As a QC lab technician, you are a Real Hero for us and deserve only the best! Thank you for visiting us during PDA, where we hope you discovered our unique tools to help you to meet the daily challenges within your QC process.
Whether you are right or left handed, the new Pall laboratory manifold will make setting up your filtration test workflow easier, the interchangeable components slip simply into the manifold, whose components can be separated for easy autoclaving, reducing cross-contamination.
This year the theme for 2017 PDA Pharmaceutical Microbiology meeting was 'Solving Microbiological Challenges and Sustaining Success Through a Culture of Collaboration'. Explore here the latest from the exhibition stands.
Visit Charles River Microbial Solutions at Booth #209 to explore our extensive QC micro portfolio including demo of fully automated endotoxin testing system, environmental monitoring software and ATP-based microbial detection.