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Pasteurization Verification in 5 Mins with ZymoSnap

Fast, easy pasteurization verification - ZymoSnap Hygiena’s ZymoSnap ALP has been specifically developed to offer reliable, definitive and repeatable results, even at low levels (25-100 mU/L), with a convenient all-in-one design, requiring only minimal equipment.
Posted: 2017-07-11 F

Fecal Transwab® - MWE’s 'Super Swab' That Ticks All The Boxes!

New generation pre-analytics from Medical Wire Part of the new generation of preanalyticals, Fecal Transwab® is a new method of collecting and presenting stool specimens that is both compatible with automated processing systems while offering faster turn round for manual processing.
Posted: 2017-07-11 C

Special Focus - What's on Show at IAFP 2017

Whether you are attending the IAFP this year or just want to keep up to date with the latest in products for the food microbiology laboratory, you can use our new 'at-a-glance' interactive graphic to quickly and easily see what's going to be on show in Tampa, Florida 9 to 12 July, 2017.
Posted: 2017-07-10 F

New IUL Colony Counter Automatically Adjusts for Colony and Agar Type

IUL Automatic Colony Counter SphereFlash@ is the new automatic colony counter from IUL that automatically adjusts all parameters depending on the colony and agar type so no user input is required it also eliminates any reflections that may interfere with image processing.
Posted: 2017-07-05 C CP F O P V

Improve Your Enterobacteriaceae Detection with the New iQ-Check® Solution

Enterobacteriaceae PCR The Bio-Rad iQ-Check Enterobacteriaceae method is a fast, sensitive and specific alternative to the classical VRBG (Violet Red Bile Glucose) agar plate detection method.
Posted: 2017-07-04 F

Free Demo of Superior Multichannel Pipetting Results

Free demo of GripTips in your own lab Get INTEGRA to demonstrate in your own lab how you can achieve better multichannel pipetting results, avoid repetitive strain injuries and speed up your working process.
Posted: 2017-07-04 C CP F O P V

Greenlight® Rapid Microbial Detection System Delivers Accurate CFU Estimate

MOCON Greenlight system measures oxygen depletion Based on monitoring oxygen depletion due to microbial growth, data shows the Greenlight Rapid Microbial Detection System gives precise results with low variation, the limit of detection and quantification are better than most standard counting methods with no serial dilution required.
Posted: 2017-07-04 F

CHROMagar + MALDI-TOF = The Perfect Match

Combined use of chromogenic media and MALDI-TOF MS Recent study shows that CHROMagar media has no influence on microbial identification by MALDI-TOF MS and that both technologies can be used together for identification of microorganisms.
Posted: 2017-06-26 C

Proficiency Schemes for Microbiology Laboratories

Proficiency schemes are the ultimate test of the ability of a laboratory to provide correct test results, Fiona Cawkell, co-founder of the Campden Microbiology Proficiency Scheme (CMPS) reviews what they are and why laboratories need to use them.
Posted: 2017-06-20 F

How Can Laboratories Simplify the Performance Testing of Culture Media?

Culture Media Performance Testing ISO 11133: 2014 Users of bioMérieux ready-to-use culture media are not required to carry out extensive tests to be in compliance with ISO 11133: 2014. bioMérieux offers multiple solutions and evidence documents to simplify tests and reinforce confidence in your food and water analyses.
Posted: 2017-06-19 F W

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

AllerSnap™ - One Device Screens Surfaces For All Allergens

AllerSnap screens for all allergens AllerSnap is both cost effective and time saving - especially when testing for multiple surface allergens. One swab test checks for all proteins, quickly confirming the hygiene of a surface, and eliminating the need to run multiple expensive allergen-specific tests.
Posted: 2017-06-12 F

Fast, Easy Solution for Detection of Guaiacol-producing Alicyclobacilli

BAT System The BAT media & Guaiacol Detection Kit combines ready-to-use culture media with clear enzymatic detection of off-flavour producing Alicyclobacilli - growth-promoting nutrients produces faster results whilst enzymatic detection of guaiacol can be determined with visual analysis.
Posted: 2017-06-12 F

Preserve Wine Quality With Brettanomyces Quantification in 2 Hrs

Brettanomyces detection in wine Pall has expanded its range of quality control protocols for the wine industry with a new application for GeneDisc® which gives quantification of Brettanomyces spp. and Brettanomyces bruxellensis, in 2 hours from sample to results.
Posted: 2017-06-06 F

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

Wort-Agar from Döhler – Improved Yeast and Mould Detection in Beverages

Wort agar for Yeast and Moulds in Beverages New, ready-to-use Wort-Agar is optimised by the wort Döhler manufactures itself, the medium is suitable for detecting and determining the total count of yeast and moulds e.g. Saccharomyces pastorianus, S. cerevisiae, A. brasiliensis, P. roquefortii.
Posted: 2017-05-31 F

BAX® System Listeria Now Health Canada Validated Detection Method

Automated PCR food microbiology Health Canada Compendium now includes a protocol for using the BAX® System assay, a single-stage, 20- to 24-hour enrichment followed by real-time PCR detects Listeria species on a range of environmental surfaces in food industry.
Posted: 2017-05-30 F

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

ATP Bioluminescence Rapid Testing of Soya and Cereal Based Products

High throughput ATP testing in 96 well plates The Promicol system provides a rapid and reliable method for testing microbial ATP content in Soya and Cereal based products, currently used by international companies to routinely release finished products.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F

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