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PROMILITE M1® - Microbial ATP Testing Made Affordable

The PROMILITE M1 is a compact tube luminometer for rapid sterility screening of a wide range of different food, beverage and personal care products, an affordable and beneficial method it's suitable even for small companies testing only a few samples per day.
Posted: 2017-11-27 CP F

3M Food Safety Test for Cronobacter Designated PTM by AOAC

3M Food Safety announced that AOAC INTERNATIONAL designated its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Cronobacter as PTM (Certificate #101703). This next-generation assay is compatible with the award-winning 3M™ Molecular Detection System.
Posted: 2017-11-23 F

Microbiology Marketing Managers - See What rapidmicrobiology Can Do for You

Microbiology Marketing made easy - explainer video from rapidmicrobiology New explainer video shows why you should be incorporating rapidmicrobiology into your 2018 marketing plans.
Posted: 2017-11-20 C CP F O P V

INTEGRA Highlights Benefits of Low Retention Pipette Tips

INTEGRA’s Low Retention GripTips – designed to work in combination with the company’s range of manual and electronic pipettes – offer an ideal solution to overcome this issue, ensuring optimal liquid recovery and improving experimental results.
Posted: 2017-11-17 C CP F P V

Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa Chooses Hygiena to Verify Cleanliness

Hygiena’s EnSURE™ Monitoring System and SuperSnap™ high-sensitivity ATP surface tests have been selected by the award-winning Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa to achieve and maintain the highest standards of hygiene and infection control.
Posted: 2017-11-17 F

iQ-Check® Free DNA Removal Solution for Legionella

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.
Posted: 2017-11-13 W

MWE Sigma Transwabs® and Fecal Transwabs® Compatible with Copan WASP®

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.
Posted: 2017-11-13 C

Filter Plugs Ensure Contamination-Free Pipetting

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.
Posted: 2017-11-09 F P

Specialist Pharmaceutical Irradiated Plate Media from SGL

SGL's Aircheck® and Surfacecheck® plates are designed for environmental monitoring of cleanrooms and isolators - irradiated, triple wrapped plates are pharmacopoeia compliant, bespoke formulation.
Posted: 2017-11-09 P

How to Choose a Spiral Plater for Your Microbiology Laboratory

What is the best spiral plater? 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.
Posted: 2017-11-02 F W

Bio-Rad's Salmonella PCR Kit Receives AOAC OMA Approval

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.
Posted: 2017-10-30 F

Selective Growth of Colistin Resistant Bacteria on CHROMagar™ COL-APSE

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.
Posted: 2017-10-30 C

Lonza’s Latest MODA™ Update Enables Companies to Meet Regulatory Guidance

The latest version of MODA-EM™ Paperless Environmental Monitoring solution, now has additional features focusing on data integrity, data visibility and data review.
Posted: 2017-10-30 P

Cherwell Supports Two Pharmaceutical Conferences Marking 25th Anniversary

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).
Posted: 2017-10-25 P

New Multiplex Real-time PCR Kits Detect Clinically Relevant β-lactamase Genes

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.
Posted: 2017-10-25 C

[VIDEO] Is Your Production Environment Contaminating Your Finished Product?

RapidChek Listeria and Salmonella 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.
Posted: 2017-10-23 F

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Clindamycin (CD)

Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Clindamycin (CD) 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.
Posted: 2017-10-20 C

Are You Prepared for the Flu Season Ahead?

Viral Transport Medium swabs for flu 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.
Posted: 2017-10-20 C

CHROMagar™ C.perfringens - a Chromogenic Alternative to TSC

Clostridium perfringens agar that does not need agar overlay 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.
Posted: 2017-10-19 F W

Strengthen Quality Control and Protect Beer Quality with L. acetotolerans Detection

Best way to detect L. acetotolerans in beer The Pall GeneDisc® solution detects emerging beer spoilage bacteria Lactobacillus acetotolerans as well as other beer spoilage organisms.
Posted: 2017-10-17 F

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