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New study at EMMD 2017, shows efficacy of MWE’s range of liquid medium transport swabs on the BioFire FilmArray® platform, including FilmArray® Blood Culture Identification panel, FilmArray® GI panel, and FilmArray® Respiratory panel.
Quantify bacterial pathogens, e.g. Legionella, within just two hours with the rqmicro lab-on-a-chip technology. The automated and highly specific method is based on the combination of immunomagnetic separation, microfluidics and flow cytometry.
Register now for the bioMerieux symposium at PDA Micro: “Solving Microbiological Challenges and Sustaining Success through a Culture of Collaboration”, to be held October 2017. PDA Microbiology Booth #200
See a demonstration of the new concentrating Pipette Select - the only automated and rapid bio-concentrator available. PDA Microbiology Booth #303.
Take the ‘pain’ out of multichannel pipetting - INTEGRA’s handheld multichannel pipettes and GripTip system allow tips to effortlessly snap onto the pipette and ensures they are always firmly attached, perfectly aligned and easily ejected.
Hygiena now covers the entire spectrum of reliable contamination detection, from sample collection to screening of indicator organisms to specific microbial characterisation.
Using fluorescence, UV-BioTAG is a quick, reliable way to check whether a positive test result has derived from cross-contamination with QC organisms. Three different L. monocytogenes strains (Serotypes 4b, 1/2a and 1/2b) have now been added to the UV-BioTAG line.
Using simple test procedures with no change in sample preparation, Promicol’s cosmetics software provides unique security and simple automated control of the complete assay - capable of running approximately 100 samples in 10 mins.
Study shows Microsart® AMP Mycoplasma Kit has the least variability and highest reproducibility of results compared to two other NAT Mycoplasma kits on the market, with the advantage of chilled rather than frozen reagents.
COPAN have installed the 60th WASPLab™, a fully automated specimen processor and work-up system for microbiology, which comprises robotic culture and incubation of specimens, digital imaging and artificial intelligence to assist interpretation and reporting of patient results.
Symmetric M1 is an innovative lateral flow test, utilizing state-of-the-art symmetric technology for the quantitative detection of Aflatoxin M1 in cow, sheep and goat milk.
Delafloxacin is the eighth in a long series of MIC Test Strips to be approved by the FDA, following recent approval of the Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime, Telavancin and Tedizolid strips.
Customer video report shows why contract service lab, Swiss Quality Testing Services (SQTS) now use the eco-friendly, more accurate Inlabtec Serial Diluter to replace all their traditional 9 ml test tubes for ISO 6887-1 serial dilutions for food hygiene testing.
The INTEGRA Clear Advantage™ family now includes disposable, sterile, clear polystyrene reagent reservoir inserts. With clearly visible volume graduations, the inserts sit securely within a sturdy, SBS-format, reusable base.
TSC sampling sponges for monitoring surface hygiene come pre-moistened with a unique neutraliser to prevent inhibition from residual disinfectants and sanitisers. Presented in an all-in-one, ready to use kit complete with plastic gloves and sponge.
SGL is a UK based manufacturer dedicated to serving microbiology laboratories across all sectors with prepared culture media and associated products for microbiology. To mark its 25 year anniversary SGL launches its new look branding and new website.
This year's annual PHSS conference will focus on 'Challenges in Biological and Advanced Medicinal Therapeutic Product Manufacturing following GMP', Cherwell will be available to offer practical advice and solutions on environmental monitoring and process validation.
Using a novel cell detection and declustering algorithm, the QUANTOM Tx can accurately count individual bacterial cells in even the tightest clusters unlike expensive flow and laser scanning cytometers.
Etienne Casal, Executive Vice-President & Head of Europe, Mérieux NutriSciences discusses their new Blue Paper on European Food Safety; what's in it and who needs to read it.
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